Clinical features

• insidious onset but can begin acutely (explosive RA)

• any age 10-75 years—peak 30-50 years but bimodal 25-50 (peak age) and 65-75

• joint pain o worse on waking, nocturnal pain, disturbed sleep o relieved with activity

• morning stiffness—can last hours

• rest stiffness, e.g. after sitting

• general: malaise, weakness, weight loss, fatigue

• disability according to involvement

Body Language

Body Language

Is a handshake really just a mere handshake, or does it express so much more? Discover Body Language and How it Can Benefit You. You will never be in the dark again on a persons mood when you can read their body language!

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment