How they treated rheumatoid arthritis in the 1920’s

In the early days of the twentieth century very little was known about rheumatoid arthritis. It might have been called chronic infectious arthritis, proliferative arthritis or atrophic arthritis. Rheumatology was not a specialty. There were no rheumatologists. It was not a good time to have RA. Arthritis treatment at the Mayo Clinic included bed rest. […]

via RA treatment in the 1920s — Mary’s Arthritis


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