by Irwin Lim, Rheumatologist
It's often hard to explain the concept of autoimmunity in rheumatoid arthritis. The body's immune system attacks the joints primarily, causing pain, stiffness, loss of function, and long term bone and joint damage.
This video helps make it a little easier:
Dr Irwin Lim is a rheumatologist and a director of BJC Health. BJC Health provides coordinated, comprehensive, and colocated multidisciplinary care to achieve effective solutions for patients. We call this model of care, Connected Care. Our clinics are located in Parramatta, Chatswood and Brookvale. Contact us.
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