Resources

A list of resources that may be helpful to you and your family appears below. Remember—you can always ask your doctor or nurse if you have questions about the management of RA.

  • Creaky Joints
    www.creakyjoints.org
    An online community for people of all ages with arthritis who want to live their lives despite their condition. Creaky Joints is a place where having a little chronic pain (or even a lot of chronic pain) is okay, because there are others within earshot who understand. Vectra DA is endorsed by Creaky Joints and the Global Healthy Living Foundation.
  • Arthritis Foundation
    www.arthritis.org
    An organization providing public health education, pursuing public policy and legislation, and conducting evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with arthritis.
  • Arthritis Today
    www.arthritistoday.org
    A magazine published by the Arthritis Foundation. The Web site provides detailed information about different types of arthritis, treatments, fitness, nutrition, and links to an arthritis community.
  • Rheumatoid Patient Foundation
    www.rheum4us.org
    A not-for-profit organization focused on benefiting people with RA and generating awareness, support, advocacy, and a cure for RA.
  • TheRAConnection
    www.TheRAConnection.com
    An online community and resource for individuals impacted by RA including patients, family, and caregivers. The mission of TheRAConnection is to provide valuable resources and education for those living with RA.
  • Patients Like Me
    www.patientslikeme.com
    A community platform where people living with a number of different conditions, including RA, can share and learn from real-world outcome-based health data.
  • Arthritis Introspective
    www.arthritisintrospective.org
    The mission of Arthritis Introspective is to improve the lives of young- and middle-aged adults living with arthritis and rheumatic diseases through wellness education, empowerment, and support groups.
  • Arthritis Foundation Community on Inspire.com
    http://www.inspire.com/groups/arthritis-foundation
    Community that allow you to ask questions, find support, and build friendships with other people who have RA.