Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Pain relief
- Maintaining the greatest possible mobility and function
- Decreasing joint deformity
- Improving quality of life
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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niams.nih.gov.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 05/2014 -
- Update Date: 05/07/2014 -
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