Foot and Ankle Rheumatoid Arthritis Video

Nearly 90% of patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis will eventually develop symptoms of the disease in the foot and ankle. These include pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints, balls, or soles of the feet. Typically, symptoms of foot and ankle rheumatoid arthritis appear first in the toes, then progress to the back of the foot until pain ultimately reaches the ankle. This animation explains how to identify symptoms of foot and ankle rheumatoid arthritis.