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I have been diagnosed with rheumatic arthritis. My knees are stiff. It feels like there is a cold wind entering above the knee. The worst part is I work on the 3rd floor and have to use steps daily. Is this healthy or am I aggravating the pain? My left arm is difficult to lift up but the pain is not on the shoulder but the arm itself. Its worse in the morning. I totally can’t carry heavy things nor wash my back with the left hand. Any cure?

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