What Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Anna Scanlon
Anna Scanlon
July 4, 2018
The answer to the question, "What causes rheumatoid arthritis?" isn't exactly straightforward. There are many contributing factors at play.

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7 Tips for Exercising with Rheumatoid Arthritis

7 Tips for Exercising with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Exercising with rheumatoid arthritis can be extremely difficult, especially when you factor in the excess fatigue and joint pain.
170 found this helpful by Anna Scanlon on April 8, 2015
Practicing Yoga for Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Practicing Yoga for Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Yoga can increase your flexibility and range of motion without taxing your joints, but it's vital to choose the right kind of yoga for rheumatoid arthritis.
124 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on March 26, 2015
The Benefits of Water Therapy for RA

Could Water Therapy Help Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms?

Have you considered water therapy for rheumatoid arthritis pain relief? Water takes the stress off your joints and helps with circulation. Learn more here.
454 found this helpful by Amy Manley on January 22, 2015
Weight Lifting With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Avoid Injury While Strength Training With RA

Though it may seem counterintuitive, weight lifting with rheumatoid arthritis can actually ease stiff and painful joints.
145 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on September 2, 2014
Ways to Improve Grip Strength

Tips to Alleviate Stress on Your Finger Joints and Wrists

Use these tips to improve grip strength and alleviate pain and stress in the fingers and wrists. Grabbing, clutching or pinching is usually painful.
208 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on August 6, 2014
Rheumatoid Arthritis Exercises

Starting Your Aerobic and Resistance Exercises With RA

The more oxygen you can use, the more energy your body can produce. A personal trainer can recommend a program for great Rheumatoid Arthritis exercises.
94 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on May 28, 2014
Bed Exercises for RA

Fighting RA Pain With Focus, Breath and Muscle Power

It’s difficult to stay optimistic when you wake up stiff and sore, so improve your outlook and your comfort level with these bed exercises for RA.
331 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on May 16, 2014
Video Range of Motion Exercises for RA

Range of Motion Exercises for RA

This exercise video shows how people with RA can stretch the toes and ankles to improve circulation in the lower legs using range of motion exercises.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on December 24, 2013