Ed. note: Ask the Expert is a column submitted by the Oldham County Chamber. The question and answers are solicited by them.
QUESTION: My arthritis is worse in cold-weather months. Tips on how I can manage this?
ANSWER: “Many people experience a worsening of arthritis symptoms in cold, wet months during the fall and winter,” shared Jeremy Statton, MD, who is with Baptist Northeast Orthopedics, part of Baptist Health La Grange. “The arthritis itself isn’t worse but the pain associated with arthritis is often more intense.