Celebrities Battle With Rheumatoid Arthritis Too

When we’re caught up in the pain, we sometimes forget that others are dealing or have dealt with some of the same issues we are going through. The good news is that you CAN treat Rheumatoid arthritis, with early detection being the key.

Celebrities certainly aren’t immune to this struggle either. Many iconic figures have dealt with the painful inflammation and swelling caused by this aching disease.

Take Lucille Ball for example. She was diagnosed with RA (Rheumatoid arthritis) in her late teens. She moved to Hollywood to launch her acting career only after recovering from flare-ups so intense she wasn’t able to walk!

  • James Coburn – Coburn was forced to temporarily retire from his thriving acting career due to the rapid and painful progression of his RA in the 1980s. After working to treat his disease, he returned to acting and won an Oscar in 1998 for his role in Affliction.
  • Sandy Koufax – The famous Dodgers pitcher stopped playing baseball after the severe pain caused by Rheumatoid arthritis.

We recently had a very popular article published on KYForward.com that goes into more detail about the painful disease. We’ve been hearing from you ever since and we ‘feel your pain.’ You’re not alone.

The most important thing to do if you think you might have Rheumatoid arthritis is to see a doctor as soon as possible. By diagnosing Rheumatoid arthritis and creating a treatment plan early on, a huge difference can be made in the long-term progression of the disease.

Call (859) 264-1141 or make an online appointment today to get your feet checked! 

 

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