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Using your kitchen

Using your kitchen and preparing food can sometimes be difficult if you have arthritis, but there are many things you can do to make your kitchen more accessible and to make cooking easier. It might help you to:

  • use joint protection techniques when you're moving pots and pans
  • use suitable equipment or special gadgets to help you
  • redesign or reorder the space in your kitchen
  • think about how you arrange cupboards and work surfaces to make items easier to reach.


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Our new helpline: Call us for free information, help and advice on your type of arthritis. Open Mon–Fri 9am–8pm.

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Our new Arthritis Virtual Assistant uses artificial intelligence to answer your arthritis related questions 24/7.

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