Did you know RA can lead to serious joint damage?
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Researchers now believe RA can begin to damage bones during the first year or two that a person has the disease. That’s one reason why early diagnosis and management by a rheumatologist are so important.
The pain, stiffness, and swelling of RA can make it difficult for you to perform daily activities such as:
To help prevent progression of joint damage, proper diagnosis and treatment are essential. This is one of the reasons it's so important to talk to a rheumatologist about treating and managing RA.