Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder,occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your own bodys tissues.Unlike the wear and tear damage of OA, Rheumatoid arthritis affects the lining of your joints,causing a painful swelling that can eventually result in bone erosion and joint deformity.

RA signs and symptoms may vary in severity and may even come and go.Over time,RA can cause joints to deform and displace. In case of RA physical therapist can teach you exercises to keep your joints flexible.Therapist can suggest you new ways to do daily tasks which will be easier for your joints.Regular exercise helps strengthen the muscles around your joints.


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