Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) – one of the most common types of arthritis – affects more than 1.5 million adults in the United States. RA is a systemic inflammatory disorder that typically affects the small joints in your hands and feet, but unlike other forms of arthritis, RA also is an autoimmune disease.
Orthopedics & Joints Articles
Together, Linda and John Chapman have had four knee replacement surgeries at the JRC in the past two years.
Why are so many Americans getting their joints replaced?