Frequently Asked Questions
● Age : most common in elderly
● Your gender: Women are more prone than males,especially after menopause.
● Weak or previously injured joint
● Obesity: Excess weight puts strain on joints,
● Physical examinations to evaluate the fluid around the joints (warm or red joints) as well as joint range of motion.
● Inflammation levels in your blood and joint fluids can be extracted and analysed to help determine what type of arthritis you have.
● Anti-CCP (anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide), RA factor (rheumatoid factor), and ANA (antinuclear antibody) blood tests are also commonly used to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis.
● Imaging scans such as X-rays, MRIs, and CT scans are routinely used by doctors to create images of bones and cartilage. This also eliminates other possible sources of symptoms, such as bone spurs.