Most people have good intentions and want to help when you’re not feeling well. It’s when you look perfectly fine, that they don’t understand and sometimes don’t believe you are in pain.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease that affects 1.5 million Americans. It has no cure, but it can be controlled by a range of treatments. Learn more about RA by taking this quiz. It's based on information from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.
If you have rheumatoid arthritis, or basically a bad back that always seems to be on the verge of being thrown, you may be surprised at how much exercise you can still do.