Rheumatoid Arthritis Center

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition that leads to joint inflammation, pain, and perhaps deformity. Our Rheumatoid Arthritis Center covers the signs and symptoms of RA so that you can get it diagnosed early—early diagnosis and aggressive treatment often lead to less of an impact on your life. Learn about treatments, especially RA medications, that you may want to use.

Did you know?
The onset of rheumatoid arthritis typically occurs in middle age, but it can occur in the 20s and 30s.

Featured Rheumatoid Arthritis Articles

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that can cause chronic pain and joint inflammation. This article includes 10 facts and tips you need to know about rheumatoid arthritis.
Medications, Exercise, and Surgery for RA
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition, but there are many treatments available to help you deal with the joint pain and inflammation. Read about medications, exercise, and surgery for RA.

RA Symptoms and Causes

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) causes inflammation and pain in the joints. Learn common symptoms and causes of this chronic condition, which most commonly affects the joints in your hands and feet.
Chronic Pain, Inflammation, and Fatigue as RA Symptoms
Chronic joint pain, inflammation, and fatigue are classic rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms. But what other RA symptoms should you look out for? Find out about other common rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.
Your Gender May Play a Role in Developing RA
Researchers aren’t sure what causes rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but they have some clues as to what may contribute to developing RA. Learn about common rheumatoid arthritis causes, such as your gender.

DMARDs, NSAIDs, and Other Medications for RA

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) medications can help relieve RA symptoms, such as chronic pain and inflammation. Learn about the various medications for RA in this article.