Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the commonest type of inflammatory arthritis. Up to 90% of people with this condition will report associated foot problems. For some .
. symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) usually appear in both feet, affecting the same joints on each foot. The most common symptoms of RA are pain, swelling .
When rheumatoid arthritis affects the joints of the foot and ankle, inflammation can make it painful to walk and difficult to wear shoes. The foot and ankle contain
Pain in the feet is an important diagnostic feature and a major management problem of rheumatoid arthritis. Of 50 hospitalized patients, 28% recalled painful feet .
Foot complaints are a major problem in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Approximately 90% of patients complain of painful feet at some time during the .
Approximately 13% of RA patients will have foot symptoms as the first signs of RA and 90% of patients will have foot involvement at some point.