Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic, inflammatory systemic illness that affects the whole body, especially the joints. It is also an autoimmune disease, which means that the immune system in the body, usually responsible for fighting off infections, also mistakenly begins to attack healthy tissue.
One of the most common symptoms of RA is joint pain. People suffering from pain conditions, such as RA-related joint pain, may be interested in trying acupuncture treatment. Acupuncture is not a cure for RA, but it may provide some temporary relief of RA-related joint pain. Read more