understanding arthritis

Understanding Arthritis

Learn more about the basics of arthritis, from arthritis 101 to common symptoms and diagnostic methods below:

What Is Arthritis?

Arthritis is an informal way of referring to more than 100 types of joint diseases that affect 53 million adults and 300,000 children in the U.S. Read More >>

Do I Have Arthritis?

Learn more about clues that you may have arthritis. Read More >>

How to Prevent Arthritis

Learn more about arthritis prevention.

Diagnosing Arthritis

Learn more about how arthritis is diagnosed.

Arthritis Facts

Get the key statistics and facts related to arthritis. Read More >>

When to Make an Appointment With Your Doctor

Joint symptoms may signal a serious type of arthritis that can cause permanent joint damage if treatment is delayed. Know what to watch for so you can take action. Read More >>

Arthritis Treatment: Early Is Best

Early rheumatoid arthritis treatment - how essential is it? Receiving rheumatoid arthritis treatment earlier rather than later may be your key to remission. Learn more from Arthritis Today. Read More >>

Inflammation and Stiffness: The Hallmarks of Arthritis

Understand the common symptoms of arthritis: swelling, stiffness and inflammation. Learn about each and find out how to get relief. Read More >>

Arthritis Self Management: What You Need to Know

Learn more about self management of arthritis with these six important self-management habits that can help you successfully manage your disease. Read More >>


Where It Hurts

Learn more about how arthritis affects all of the parts of the body. Read More>>