Ryan Rankin

Patient Advocate

For the past 14 years Ryan has called San Francisco home. Even though he was diagnosed with early onset osteoarthritis (OA) in his right ankle at 28, he still tries to live an active lifestyle by hiking in the Sierras or simply walking his dog around the neighborhood. He hopes his story shows others with OA that with proper management, focus and understanding of how osteoarthritis limits their lives, that they can still live an active lifestyle. You can follow more about how he manages his OA at My Life with Osteoarthritis.

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