Rheumatoid arthritis, the most common autoimmune disease, can be a painful and disabling condition. If not treated properly, it can lead to loss of function and mobility. It is the second most common rheumatologic (joint) disease and the most common inflammatory polyarthritis. There are many factors involved in the disease process including genetics, environmental factors, and immunologic factors. If you suffer from joint pain, you may have rheumatoid arthritis. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Vingelen today to find relief from the nagging pain before it gets worse!