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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Is Known About Rheumatoid Arthritis
Healthy Steps: Rheumatoid Arthritis—First Steps
Healthy Steps: Rheumatoid Arthritis—Full Program
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From Dr. Deborah's Desk

“Could I really be so sore from gardening yesterday? I seem to be more stiff each weekend.”

You know other people who have arthritis, but yours seems worse. Strangely, your complaints are symmetrical: the discomfort affects the same joint on both sides of your body, and bothers your larger joints (hip, shoulder), as well as the smaller joints of your hands.