Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes chronic inflammation of joints. It begins slowly with minor symptoms, usually on both sides of the body, and progress over a period of weeks or months
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and a wide variety of symptoms. Lupus affects each individual uniquely. Some people have only a few mild symptoms and others have many.
Parents are frequently surprised to know that children can get arthritis. They are also often told that there is very little which can be done, but this is untrue as these days a great deal of help is available.