Chronicinflammation affects small joints in hands and feet. This condition damages thejoint lining,causing painful swelling, bone and joint erosion and deformity.
There is a possible genetic connection. Infection or environment might trigger the immune system negatively in susceptible people.
Pain, swelling, soreness, deformity of joints in fingers and toes.
Doctor may order therapy to teach how to keep joints flexible, so to accomplish daily tasks.