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  We believe strongly in the power of community: collective wisdom, mutual responsibility, and social support.   Our Collective Wisdom: the wealth of knowledge across different walks of life, pooled together, is infinitely more powerful than the single mind of one.   Our Mutual Responsibility: the actions you decide to make as a single individual can affect those around you exponentially, much like the butterfly effect. Simply put - we're all in this together.   Our Social Support: whether you're an initiator or receptor to others' needs for emotional and psychological support, social interactions within your community is especially crucial...

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Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are experiencing unprecedented challenges as a community. To combat this, we have taken precautionary measures to ensure the health of our staff by encouraging work-from-home practices, and allocating our resources to ensure your orders are shipped within our normal processing timelines. At uKnead, we are proud to give back to our community. We are donating a portion of sales proceeds to Second Harvest Food Bank OC, a member of Feeding America. Due to the current state of things, many children and families are struggling for their next meals due to school closures, loss...

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Exercise may be the last thing on your mind if you have arthritis pain. Keeping your joints in a bent position is tempting because it’s comfortable, but your joints will feel more stiff and painful if you aren’t active. “Exercise keeps joint fluid moving and creates space between the joints, causing them to be less irritated,” said Alyssa Schroeder, a Marshfield Clinic physical therapist. Range of motion exercises for hand arthritis Improve mobility and strength with range of motion exercises. The first video in our four-part series shows exercises targeting arthritis pain in your hands. Work your affected joints every...

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