Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of the joints as well as other parts of the body. It commonly affects the wrists, hands and knees.
Rheumatoid arthritis might also affect organs such as the heart, skin, lungs and eyes.
Make an appointment with a Rheumatologist
A blood test can reveal the presence of rheumatoid factor
A combination of medication, physical therapy and education can help treat this condition
Affects about 1.5 million people in the United States