Reviewed by Michael Smith on October 17, 2018
Cleveland Clinic: “Joint Replacement.”<br>NCBI: “Benefits of multiple joint replacement in rheumatoid arthritis.”<br>Mayo Clinic: “Rheumatoid arthritis,” “Hip Replacement.”
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Inflammation from RA can wear down your cartilage and bone over time. If meds aren’t enough to slow joint damage, you may need surgery to ease your pain and improve flexibility.
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