Patient Stories

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Nancy 2007 USA

“I was asked to post our story here...I am very busy right now and will post a more in depth testimonial when I can.........Just a short update.After 3 1/2 years of AP with Dr. J.S”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Anonymous 2007 USA

“My story began Nov. 10, 2003. I had a terrible sore throat. I called in sick and went to an urgent care facility. The rapid strep test came back negative, but the Dr. said, "These”

Scleroderma, RA

Anonymous 2007 CA

“In 1999, lesions that had been developing for about 10 years on my adult daughter's upper arm and stomach were finally diagnosed as scleroderma. It was good to have a diagnosis but frightening when we”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Karen 2007 USA

“I live in Southern California and was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis at 33 years old. I grew up very healthy and active. I rarely got sick as a child. I was involved in softball, ballet”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Pallavi 2007

“My symptoms started in October 2006. I had what I thought was a sprained shoulder, which went away in a couple days & only to be replaced with pain in my wrists. This process of”

Rheumatoid Arthritus

Melinda 2006

“It's been a year now since I learned that I have Rheumatoid Arthritis. I remember those dark weeks of depression and despair very well. Being just smart enough to get myself into trouble, I had”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Joy 2006

“My wife made this for me, I told her that this was how I felt inside my body .. http://www.ggkthnx.com/upload/~off/images/pacbar6.gif”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lucy 2006

“I started to get this horrible affliction when my children were in their teens. I have had many joint replacements since then and I was almost ready to go on some very dangerous drugs that”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Danell 2006 USA

“It started four and a half years ago. I was working at my cubical. My fingers were stiff, and when I looked down they were swollen. They looked like little sausages. I left work and”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Linda 2006 USA

“Im 55 years old and work full-time as an employee benefits analyst. I was diagnosed with RA at age 40, suffered for 5 years without much relief from the meds I tried. As I was”