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Rheumatoid Arthritis Center

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can affect the spine; it's most common in the cervical spine.  In the SpineUniverse Rheumatoid Arthritis Center, you'll learn the symptoms and signs so that you can recognize RA.  You'll also read about treatments used to deal with joint pain, in addition to lifestyle changes (such as diet and exercise) that can help you control the pain.

Facts & Tips
Researchers aren't sure what exactly causes rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but it could have something to do with heredity: they've discovered a possible link between the genetic marker HLA-DR4 and people with RA.
Updated on: 04/15/13