Skip to content
Work and RA
Kat41282 posted:
I work in a Warehouse and it is getting harder and harder to go to work. I do order picking so I walk all day long. The RA has been makeing it very very hard to do my job. I also do a lot of opening and closing of boxes. Some days my hands and wrist hurt so bad going to work is a nightmnare. I just don't know what to do about this. ideas????
Byroney_WebMD_Staff responded:
Dear Kat41282,

Hello yet again! This article on RA, Work and Disability may have some useful information for you.

Ultimately, you may need to speak with your doctor, your employer, and/or a disability lawyer to figure out what will work best for you. You mentioned previously that you worked 50-60 hours a week, and that would be very difficult for anyone to maintain over a long period of time.

In support,


Helpful Tips

Dry eyes and dry mouthExpert
Patients with RA may develop dryness of the eyes and mouth due to a condition called secondary Sjogrens Syndrome. The dryness is due to ... More
Was this Helpful?
39 of 46 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.