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Anon_81997 posted:
What types of work are best suited for people with arthitis LIKe RA & OA? I am looking for a new job and thought about my medical conditions this time more carefully.I thought I would ask to see if theres any jobs that are better than others?
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Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi and welcome to WebMD,

I look forward to seeing what others here have to say. I do think you'll need to consider where you feel the RA the worst because what works for one person may not work for another.
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Born_to_be_blonde responded:
I am a receptionist and office manager and it is perfect. I get the perfect balance of being on my feet and sitting down. I seem to have quite a bit more cpu knowledge than the others that I work with so I create a lot of organizational charts and do most of the corspondance (sp) between departments.

I have been really lucky to have the abilty to order things to make my life easier at work too. I have cushions for my mouse hand, in front of the keyboard, a fan/heater for those days I cant regulate myself, a multifunctional headset so my hands dont hurt from holding the phone & back support for my chair.

I started my job while I was having pain but I was undiagnosed until recently. I have always done a great job and have taken on more responsibilities than asked so when I say I cant physically do something one day its not a big deal.


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