National Institutes of Health
- The primary NIH organization for research on Arthritis is the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
If you feel pain and stiffness in your body or have trouble moving around, you might have arthritis. Most kinds of arthritis cause pain and swelling in your joints. Joints are places where two bones meet, such as your elbow or knee. Over time, a swollen joint can become severely damaged. Some kinds of arthritis can also cause problems in your organs, such as your eyes or skin.
Types of arthritis include
NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
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