Tag Archives: Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis almost paralysed this woman – here’s how she beat it

Rheumatoid arthritis affects young people as well as old – in 2015 Iidamaria van der Byl-Knoefel was diagnosed with a form of it in her 30s.  This is how she reversed its devastating effects  The emotional new Versus Arthritis advert shows a young woman unable to get out of bed and get to the teaching job she loves… Read More »

What is the link between lupus and arthritis?

Lupus and arthritis are different conditions, but lupus often causes people to develop arthritis or joint pain. The causes and treatments for lupus and arthritis are different, so people should be aware of the differences between the two conditions. There may be a genetic link between lupus and arthritis, though there are also significant genetic… Read More »