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Hello! I'd like to learn more about ergonomic tools that people with arthritis tend to use. Are there any tools that are very useful when living with arthritis, and what about those tools make it so useful? Thank you very much.
I am not sure whether you are asking about the ergonomic tools for work or in household use.
There are certainly some kinds of tools which are useful for patients with arthritis, such as kitchen utensils or gardening tools etc.
In general, doctor may make referral to the occupational therapist is an expert on giving such advice. Occupational therapist would assess the impact of arthritis on a patient's daily activities and functioning. The recommendations on various kind of tools to improve patient's function will also be made during the assessment.