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April 21, 2014 Niki writes: Awhile back we had to close the forums on rachicks.com due to repetitive spam attacks. Even now we still receive over 300 spam comments from blogs entries or articles we must delete on a daily basis. I am saddened to announce now we have been hacked by someone that redirected [...]

Workplace Advice for Non-Understanding of Rheumatoid Arthritis Member Discussion

April 20, 2014 Workplace advice? A Chick wrote in: I was wondering if any fellow chicks have advice on RA in the workplace? I am a domiciliary care worker whilst also juggling going to college. My workplace doesn't seem to understand that my condition limits the amount of hours I can work due to fatigue [...]

Ongoing Muscle and Joint Soreness After Exercise with Rheumatoid Arthritis Member Discussion

April 20, 2014 Has this happened to you with exercise or do you have some advice? A member writes: Hi, I am 30 yrs old and have suffered from RA for 6 years. Currently on Methotrexate and Humira and have had a great response to this combo for the last 3 years. So much so, [...]

How to Keep RA Chicks Facebook Posts in Your Newsfeed

How to Keep RA Chicks Facebook Posts in Your Newsfeed by Niki Wyre Where are the posts? Why can't I see RA Chicks activity in my newsfeed any more? Hey I thought you disappeared! I have gotten a lot of messages lately asking where the posts went to from member's feeds or saying it has disappeared [...]

10 Times a Woman Doesn’t Want Hand Spasms RA Chicks Humor

[RA & Humor] 10 Times a Woman Doesn't Want Hand Spasms A little bit of Rheumatoid Arthritis humor by Niki Wyre While most patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis already know about hand / finger stiffness and pain, most are not aware about the high incidence of hand spasms. These uncontrolled muscle spasms often cause us to drop [...]

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Trigger Finger Issues Discussion RAChicks

December 4, 2013 From one of our members: I am curious if others have experienced repeatedly developing trigger finger issues. I have had three repairs in two years and will be having another soon with two more developing. What are your experiences with this? Please help by sharing yours with her. As always thank you [...]