Challenging current perceptions: an exploration of the nature and extent of foot complaints in rheumatoid arthritis

  • Simon Otter

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


The extent and nature of the impact of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the feet from the point of view of those with the disease is unknown. Most epidemiological studies of foot involvement in RA have been based upon radiological scoring or the findings of clinicians‟ examination of feet in clinically based populations. This thesis aimed to explore foot involvement in RA from the perspective of people with the disease integrated with the perceptions of rheumatologists and podiatrists.
Date of Award2008
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Brighton

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