The tissues in your body begin to be attacked by your own body when you have rheumatoid arthritis. The joints that are very small in your feet and hands are typically the first place that the rheumatoid arthritis tends to appear. Osteoarthritis is different from this disorder because the joints become swollen in the lining that is found around your joints with rheumatoid arthritis. Eventually, the swelling can cause the bones to become eroded and the joints to become deformed.
A physician assistant has a similar role to a doctor the main difference is they do not hold the “Dr” title. According to College Board, they perform the same tasks as doctor such as clinical assessment, diagnosing conditions and providing checkups. They often work independently of the doctor and in 48 states, they are allowed to prescribe medicine to patients although there are restrictions to some prescriptions.