Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes joint pain and damage throughout your body. The joint damage that this disease causes usually results in damage to both sides of the body. This means that if a joint is affected on the arm or leg, then the other arm or leg will likely be affected too. This is one way of how doctors distinguish rheumatoid arthritis from other types of arthritis. 

Treatments are most effective when rheumatoid arthritis is caught early. Therefore, it is important to learn the signs and symptoms.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms include the following:

  • Joint pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Join stiffness
  • Loss of joint function 
  • Joint deformation
  • Fatigue, fever, and loss of appetite

When it comes to rheumatoid arthritis, symptoms can range from mild to severe. You should never ignore these types of symptoms, even if they come and go. If you are feeling the symptoms mentioned above, it is always best to check with your doctor and/or chiropractor. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms above, feel free to contact us today to schedule a consultation with a rheumatoid arthritis specialist in Los Angeles.

Speak With a Los Angeles Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialist in Los Angeles

If you are experiencing persistent swelling of the joints and discomfort, don’t wait. Our team will be able to perform a diagnosis and get the treatment you need. At BodyPro Chiropractic & Sports Medicine, we specialize in non-invasive, natural treatment that does not involve pain medication or surgery. We offer a wide range of treatments that can help relieve you of your pain and restore function and mobility. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!

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At BodyPro Chiropractic & Sports Medicine, we pride on the fact that we build a unique treatment plan for every patient.  Our staff is composed of experience chiropractors, physical therapists, muscle therapists and strength coaches.  We want to ensure we follow the best practice approaches to ensure you get the best quality care.  Equipped with state of the art tools and up to date education, we have you covered from head to toe.

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