Arthritis Symptoms Checklist Tool

Published on Nov 22, 2017
Authored by Pfizer Medical Team

This Arthritis Symptoms Checklist can help you and your doctor determine if arthritis could be causing your symptoms. Simply answer the questions, print out the checklist, and take it to your doctor to discuss the results. This tool is not intended to result in a diagnosis or a treatment recommendation. It’s meant to help you have a more meaningful discussion with your doctor. No information about you will be collected or stored.

Do you have pain in one or more of your joints?  

Do you have swelling in one or more joints?  

Do you have stiffness in your joints, especially after not moving for an extended period of time (e.g., moving in the morning)?  

Do you have pain or discomfort in a joint that has a history of injury?  

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  • 1. Diagnosing Arthritis. US Arthritis Foundation. Accessed 23/01/2017.

Quick Poll

After reviewing this tool, how likely are you to speak with your physician about potential arthritis symptoms?