Focus on Rheumatoid Arthritis


The Rheumatology Network rheumatoid arthritis clinical focus page provides information on the latest rheumatoid arthritis news, study and clinical trial findings, and clinical guideline updates. We feature expert interviews with leading physicians and investigators, articles, videos, podcasts, and breaking FDA approvals for rheumatoid arthritis drugs.

Tofacitinib Does Not Increase Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients With RA

March 31, 2021

Recently, a link between venous thromboembolism (VTE) and Janus Kinase (JAK) inhibitors has emerged, causing the FDA to recommend a black box label for tofacitinib in 2019. New research, however, suggests that tofacitinib had similarly infrequent cases of VTE (

CreakyJoints Saves and Renames John Whelton Arthur Virshup CreakyJoints South Florida Arthritis Clinic

March 26, 2021

This week, Rheumatology Network interviewed Michael C. Schweitz, MD, to discuss the recent press release published by CreakyJoints that announced their partnership with the John Whelton Arthur Virshup CreakyJoints South Florida Arthritis Clinic.

Jack March: Exercises for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

March 19, 2021

In this video, Jack March, a physiotherapist specializing in rheumatology, demonstrates exercises for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) relief. He discusses providing exercises for patients, how to prescribe them, reasons to get patients to exercise, and the many benefits that come from engaging in a workout routine.