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I Should Have Gone For A Second Opinion

Gita Kantawala, 72 from Mumbai had a complete knee replacement of left knee preceded by arthroscopy due to a meniscus...

Don’t Let Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain and Disability Consume You

Vidya, a long-standing patient of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) narrates her experience with specialized medications,...

No Matter What The Illness, Never Let Your Spirit Die

There is a lot to learn from the life story of Jacqueline Colaco, 68, a National Hockey Champion and highly successful...

Some days I am too Weak to even Squeeze Out Toothpaste

How does one smile and be cheerful when one wakes up with severely stiff joints and incredible pain? In the conclusion...

Can you live a Normal Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Lakshmi Menon, 63, talks about how she was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and her continuous struggle to...

My Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Started at 18

Vonita Singh, who conducts therapeutic dance classes Movement Mantra in Dubai, is herself a patient of Rheumatoid...

Starting a Family With Rheumatoid Arthritis

When I was first diagnosed with RA, I remember reading an article that said “sometimes having arthritis means...

Where Being Different Is Unaccepted

“Prejudice is the child of ignorance.” ― William Hazlitt ― In a diverse and informed society like Singapore, it...

My excitement about life lets me forget the pain

It’s impossible to imagine that super-tough fitness instructor Neha was once immobile with rheumatoid arthritis....

Back on her feet after decades of struggle with Rheumatoid Arthritis

For 48-year-old Sachi Pathak, life was never pain-free. A sports enthusiast, Sachi was always ahead in participating in...

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