Patient Stories

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Adrienne 2009 USA

“I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in early 1971, during the second semester of my freshman year at LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I woke up early one morning because my wrist hurt so much”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Joe 2008 USA

“My RA started acting up in 1998 with very mild pain in my right wrist when I would throw a ball to my dog Koko . The rheumy I was sent to took blood work”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Annette 2008 USA

“Well, since youre so good at this, why dont you get out there and ski? Not too many years ago, Annette and her husband had been taking their boat to the lake, trying to teach”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Anniemac 2007

“In Jan 2002 I started getting stiffness in my fingers, which in turn became painful in a matter of days. My Dr put me on prednisolone 25ml aday, magic it disaappeared, but not for long.”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Thomas 2007 USA

“In August of 2005 I came down with a serious illness that kept me out of work for nearly a week. During the course of the illness, I had a fever that broke 105 degrees.”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Kathy 2007 USA

“My husband contacted Rheumatoid Arthritis over 8 years ago. After many doctors; Methothrexite, Humira, Renicade and Orencia, plus other medications for pain, he finally started on the antibiotcs 9 months ago. Last year, he had”

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”