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How to manage rheumatoid arthritis

 

Britt Ringstrom is a powerful woman, an athlete who has built her career and her life around strength, exercise and movement.

An elite athlete since high school, Ms Ringstromm's career was dealt a huge blow when, midway through college, she struggled with severely swollen joints and all-consuming fatigue, and was diagnosed with Junior Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Ms Ringstrom was forced to modify her lifestyle in order to continue to pursue her passion. Her commitment to health and movement, she's helped all types of people, including older individuals facing similar physical obstacles and young girls attempting to find their place in athletics. 

Her TedTalk is inspirational for anyone who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis or any other chronic health condition.

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