Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Rheumatoid arthritis (we call it "RA") is a chronic disease. It affects joints throughout your body. It commonly starts in your hands or feet. For many people, it causes problems in the feet and ankles.

What is rheumatoid arthritis?

This detailed video describes RA of the foot and ankle, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis include anti-inflammatory medications and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs or DMARDs as they are commonly called. Your doctor is the best source to determine diagnosis and treatment options for you.