Arthritis is a serious condition. Some forms of arthritis can lead to serious and even life-threatening complications. The earlier you seek help the better. It's vital that you receive an accurate diagnosis of your condition before beginning treatment. Speak to your GP as soon as possible.
There are more than 100 different types of arthritis. These are some of the most common types.
RA is an autoimmune disease that causes pain and swelling in the joints. 1% of Australians live with RA.