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I wanted to drop a quick note on the Medcline shoulder relief pillow. From my EDS, I damaged my right rotator cuff pretty badly and tore both AC joints. I was dealing with all this at the same time and needed some relief.  The Medcline isn't cheap, it will set you back around $200-$300. I ordered right from their website, if I remember correctly and received it very quickly - the next day in fact. I don't know if they always ship that quickly, but it was my experience. I do recommend the Medcline. My version was the blue one....

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Ring Splints and Arthritis Relief

Splints have been used to align and stabilize deformities for centuries and splints (or orthoses) are still used today. So can splints actually help arthritis? That depends on the type of arthritis and severity of deformity experienced. And results vary per user. Both Rheumatoid arthritis and Osteoarthritis can make fingers swollen and stiff.  Ring splints may be beneficial in protecting these small finger and thumb joints. Individuals who have RA may suffer from finger deformities which can happen slowly over many years. Finger deformities which may be associated with RA are: Swan neck, boutonniere deformity, or hitchhiker's thumb Subluxations, or...

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