These often occur in a flare. They are painful, swollen hard nodules that sometimes have puss cores in them.
Pets are so lovely when I’m having a Rheumatoid Arthritis flare. They lift my spirits, they take care of me, they’re the reason I don’t tear my hair out every day. But,... READ MORE
Keeping warm is extremely important during the cold temperatures that winter brings because it makes those achy rheumatoid arthritis joints happier. Winter is my worst time of year. Even if I stay... READ MORE
This is courage: You get out of bed in the morning even though moving hurts like a you-know-what. You know that your joint pain may be with you for the rest of... READ MORE
Questions & Answers
Hi! My diagnosis with RA took 2 weeks thanks to an alert Primary Care Physician and a caring Rheumatologist. My PCP knows I don’t complain so when I showed up in his... READ MORE
Hi I started to get symmetrical joint pain at the end of last summer! My hands would ache so much that I’d have quite happily have chopped them off. My knees were... READ MORE
Hi, I’m 69 years old and found out I had RA 5 years ago. The Drs and I believe the meds I took for Spinial stenosis had been masking the symptoms for... READ MORE