Having arthritis can make even the simplest of tasks incredibly difficult. However, many product options can provide you with relief from arthritis.
Unfortunately, there are 54 million adults and 300,000 children in the United States that suffer from some type of arthritis. Thankfully, many talented designers and engineers are working on products that can bring you relief.
With these products, you won’t have to worry about gripping a small utensil, putting on a shirt, or putting on your favorite jewelry. While they can’t solve every problem, these products can help with a few.
Adaptive Utensils make it easy to use utensils. They are rubber grips that can be swapped out onto different utensils, allowing you to avoid dropping your silverware when you have a flare-up. These are dishwasher safe and can be reused over and over again. You can buy a pack of 4 grips for $13.95.
Vi&Vi PocketDresser Multi-Tool
Getting dressed is the ultimate struggle for those of us with arthritis. Pulling up zippers, clasping buttons, and tying shoes are all much harder to do when you have arthritis. However, this multi-tool makes it so much easier.
Although this tool does come with a learning curve, it aims to make things easier for people with arthritis. It includes:
- Two button hook sizes
- A button loop tool
- A zipper pulling tool
- A shoelace hook
- And a stabilizing hand strap.
Plus, you’re able to fold it up discreetly for storage. You can keep this tool in your purse or pockets so that you can have it on the go just in case a button comes undone.
Kitchen Krush Multi Kitchen Tool
Multi-tools are a life-savor for people with arthritis. This tool can help you open all sizes of bottles, jars, and cans. This tool will make it easier on both your hands and shoulders when it comes to opening jars. For $14.70, you can get this handy device.
Brix Cankey Rey Pull Can Opener
If you have trouble opening cans that have a pull tab, this is the product for you. This simply designed hook will allow you to pull back easily any can lid. You can use it to open soups, vegetables, and even soda, beer, or sparkingly water! Open all the cans you want for $5.36.
Northwest Medical Posturite Writing Board
Writing with arthritis is hard on the hands, arms, shoulders, upper back, and neck. This product aims to fix all of those problems. This board allows you to adjust the angle so you can work on your papers in the most comfortable position possible. It’s also magnetic, so you don’t have to worry about anything falling off or sliding around while using it.
This medical writing board costs $129 and will help keep your joints in the best shape.
Able Life Universal Stand Assist
Sitting down is dreadful when you have to worry about how you’re going to stand back up. When you have limited mobility in your knees, standing up after a long day of lounging on the couch can be a nightmare.
With these stand assist, you’ll be able to easily lift yourself off the couch or any other low-to-the-ground chair. For $79, you can pick up these easy to assemble stand assists.
PalliPartners Pull-On Knee Cushions
Without knee pads, completing tasks that require you to kneel can be excruciatingly painful. These pads provide comfort and padding to your knees, allowing you to continue spending time in the garden, cleaning, or playing on the ground with your grandchildren.
Managing Arthritis Pain
No matter what, there will always be more and more products that will help you manage your arthritis pain. Ranging from cushions to lift assistance, engineers have got your back.