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Old 12-22-2007, 10:25 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by Knitting_Guy View Post
I find that knitting helps the arthritis in my hands, but does tend to irritate the arthritis in my shoulders.

I just take very frequent breaks. It makes me a slower knitter, but that's ok, I'm not in a race anyway.

I've found that taking breaks, combined with taking a good dose of Ibuprofin before starting helps to keep the discomfort to a minimum.
Thanks! That sounds like some good advice. I will try to remember it!
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