Joint replacement is a surgical procedure where the worn out surfaces of a joint are resurfaced with metal and plasti
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) – one of the most common types of arthritis – affects more than 1.5 million adults in the United States. RA is a systemic inflammatory disorder that typically affects the small joints in your hands and feet, but unlike other forms of arthritis, RA also is an autoimmune disease.
Together, Linda and John Chapman have had four knee replacement surgeries at the JRC in the past two years.
Why are so many Americans getting their joints replaced?