Arthritis & JointsSymptoms

Arthritis: One Word for a Wide Array of Diseases


What is arthritis?

Is arthritis curable?

How many people have arthritis in the US?

What are the symptoms of arthritis?

Osteoarthritis (OA)

Spondyloarthritis (SpA)

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Juvenile Arthritis (JA)

Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)


Reactive Arthritis

How can you tell which one you might have?

Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN


Judi Ebbert earned her PhD at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health. She has worked at three NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and is a writer/editor at Moffitt Cancer Center. Judi has great interest in chronic disease prevention and treatment, and is an advocate for equitable access to care and optimal quality of life for all people. She loves swimming, her dogs and cats, great food, art, humor, and cinematic thrillers. She’s on Twitter @judithebbert.