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Updated 01 July 2015

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Shifting rather than lifting items can decrease the strain placed on painful joints. Sliding a heavy pot along a kitchen surface can be done using placemats.

Place small wheels on heavy items you move regularly, like bed pedestals and coffee tables.

For more info on managing this condition, visit the Arthritis Centre.

 
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