Top 5 Arthritis Life Hacks This Christmas
Every year, we all look forward to Christmas. It’s an exciting time of year. We always seem to have the very best of food and drink as well as more people around to celebrate with.
Christmas time and cold weather always go hand in hand with each other, which means hot drinks, warmer clothing and unfortunately for, this can mean pain.
For those who are living with an inflammatory disease like arthritis, they know all too well how badly the weather can affect them. It was Dr. Elinor Mody of Boston Hospital who put it best ”The fluid in your joints is like the oil in your car. It doesn’t move as well in cold weather.”
It is because of this that we have gathered together 5 of the best arthritis life hacks that can help make your life easier this Christmas.
Christmas time is family time. I have always said that. One way we all seem to gather naturally is most homes is over a cuppa.
That is why I personally believe that the Uccello Kettle is the ultimate arthritis life hack this Christmas. With its tilt-to-pour action, there is no more lifting, balancing or straining for a cuppa.
It hold 1.5 litres of water (6 cups of tea) )so you know you have enough to make the next round of tea and with its sleek design, it will be a conversation starter that you will want have.
Uccello Grip Mat
The Uccello Grip Mat is here to make opening lids and jars a breeze this Christmas. Whether its the cranberry sauce or the jam for cakes a treats. The is no pain and all gain with the Uccello Grip Mat.
Another great way to use the grip mat is to help you secure items in place. If you where to bring your tea and cake in on a tray, the grip will ensure that there are no spills.
Don’t forget it can also be the perfect non-slip cup guide that you can use with the Uccello Kettle.
It’s a cold time of year so compression gloves can do far more than keep you warm. When the icy winds and falling temperature trigger pain and inflammation in your joints, compression gloves can help:
- Support circulation
- Manage tingling
- Manage pain
They work by lightly squeezing the veins in your hands to help with circulation and preventing inflammation. This should help you in the kitchen this Christmas when peeling vegetables, opening gifts or simply enjoying a cuppa.
Muggi Cup Holder
The Muggi Cup Holder is the ideal arthritis hack to have around this Christmas. Some cup handles are too small or hurt to carry. This is where the Muggi steps in.
It is the safe and easy way you can transport up to 4 cups, glasses, bottles, biscuits etc. Ideal for those who are living with arthritis, reduced hand function, have a tremor or shake or simply need both hands to carry a cup.
The Nimble 1 Finger Cutting Tool
This time of year, there is plenty wrapping and cutting involved. Whether its unboxing the latest Amazon order or wrapping the presents for the family. There is still a lot of gripping and holding which can be a down right nightmare for those with arthritic hands.
This is where the Nimble one Finger cutter can help you. It slides onto your finger and is easy to use. You ca say goodbye to using scissors an knifes.