Rheumatoid arthritis is typically diagnosed through several blood tests, x-rays and ruling out other conditions. Many conditions can look like RA, but the correct diagnosis is essential to treatment. Early, aggressive treatment is important to halt the destruction of joints that occurs with rheumatoid arthritis.
Have you ever felt that your doctor underestimated your pain? Have you ever felt that others didn't believe you have pain? Have you ever wished you could prove that you're in pain? An exciting new development has wide-ranging implications for the assessment and treatment of pain. Studies of Pain Using fMRI Researchers are using functional…