Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) of the Foot and Ankle (Arthritis Foundation Approved)
Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) of the Foot and Ankle (Arthritis Foundation Approved)
Rheumatoid arthritis, a condition that can attack joints throughout the body, commonly affects both feet and both ankles at the same time. It can cause the joints to become swollen and possibly deformed, causing disability.
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.