Joint Pain Blog

Rheumatoid Disease

  • What is rheumatoid disease?

    Rheumatoid Disease, also known as Rheumatoid Arthritis, is a systemic autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the body.

    The most common symptom is swollen painful joints. Some patients describe rheumatoid pain as like joints 'being on fire' or 'pulled apart'.

  • What's the difference between rheumatoid disease and osteoarthritis?

    When people say 'arthritis' they usually mean any condition that causes painful joints. 

    But not all arthritis is the same.

    In fact, there are over 100 different types of arthritis.