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Frozen shoulder, also known as Adhesive Capsulitis which means sticky shoulder describes this condition accurately it occurs in about 5% of the population. More common in women than men, most ladies in the beginning of the condition may find it hard to reach the clasp of their brassier, back pockets, worse at night and when lying on the affected side can be excruciating and affect sleep.
Would you like to learn more about rheumatoid arthritis and joint replacement? If so, you may be interested in attending a free patient education evening being held at the Galway Clinic.
A number of recent scientific studies have found evidence of the effectiveness of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in the treatment of arthritis. These natural therapies may provide pain relief and improve function for people with arthritis.
Celebrity chef Stuart O’Keeffe this week launched ‘Let’s Cook!’, a series of free cookery classes for people with arthritis. This innovative initiative, developed by Arthritis Ireland with the support of healthcare company Abbott, will serve up a series of tailor-made recipes through demonstrations run across the country, with a Galway ‘Let’s Cook!’ class taking place in The Carlton Hotel, Dublin Road at 7.30pm on Monday, May 21.
At a forum in Dublin, Irish companies were advised that small adjustments can reduce the impact of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) on employee attendance and make significant savings to both their business and the State. The calls were made at the Keeping Ireland Fit for Work forum hosted by Arthritis Ireland, with support from Abbott and FAS.
The need for a rheumatologist at Mayo General Hospital was emphasised at a meeting of the HSE Regional Health Forum on Tuesday in Merlin Park.
Q: I am suffering pretty badly with rheumatoid arthritis, so much that I can barely do anything these days. Since I live alone it is a challenge for me. Do you have any advice?