Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which bacteria and viruses inside the body attack the joints and body systems. Many who are diagnosed will take medications prescribed by an MD. Patients can even use Physical Therapy to help regain strength throughout the joints. Physical therapy can help regain mobility that is lost in joints.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of the joints that result in pain and stiffness. There is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis so it is important to manage symptoms and try to reduce disease activity. Below are different strategies that will help with disease flare ups and slow joint damage from medications to Physical therapy.
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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system – which normally protects its health by attacking foreign substances like bacteria and viruses – attacks the joints and body systems. This attack causes inflammation and thickening inside the joints of the hands, wrists, elbows, feet, ankles and knees most often.