The interaction between the physician and the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patient lasts for 11 minutes and 18 seconds. In those minutes the physician does the most talking i.e., the physician takes up to 63% of the time while the patient takes up to 36% of time. Whereas the caregiver takes 1% of the talking time.
For RA patients the most OTC supplements mentioned are Ibuprofen (16%), Acetaminophen (13%) and few others. And the most common places of pain in the body as said by RA patients are Knee (56%), wrist (38%) and shoulder (37%).