6 Differences Between Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid ArthritisAre osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis the same condition? They aren't, and in this slideshow we look at 6 differences between these two diseases.
Which form of arthritis do you have?
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Arthritis comes in many forms. In fact, this term can apply to a number of conditions, including psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and osteoarthritis. Two of these conditions--rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA)--are often confused among patients.
But how are they different? In this slideshow, we look at 6 major ways OA and RA differ, including their causes, symptoms, and treatment.