RA myths and misconceptions. Shouldn't say "other forms of arthritis..." because rheumatoid disease is not a type of arthritis. Arthritis in r.d. is a symptom. Just like rheumatoid disease is not a type of flare. A flare in r.d. is a symptom.
Prev post1 of 3Next Arthritis in the hands is the most common type of arthritis. It occurs as a result of the breakdown of the cartilage that support the bone structure. Since we use our hands and fingers in most activities, arthritis in the hands can be a cause of discomfort and uneasiness. Swollen fingers,
Arthritis can affect more than your joints; it can cause other health problems throughout the body. Certain types of arthritis may even play a role in cancer, as researchers recently found. (Click the picture to read more.)