Rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis classified as an autoimmune disease.
Autoimmune disorders are conditions where the immune system of the body mistakenly attacks healthy tissues. The symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis vary from mild to severe and as mentioned, can fluctuate significantly over time.
Research indicates that 1 in 10 people will experience tendon pain at some point in their life.
Tendinopathy is a common condition caused by an overload applied to a tendon, most commonly affecting the ankle, hip, knee, and shoulder.
Can prolonged stress affect your pain and healing? There’s a strong suggestion that it can, particularly with chronic pain. If you suffer from ongoing pain you may even have noticed this relationship yourself. Many people know that their pain is worse when they are stressed but they don’t know why.