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Pain consistently ranks as one of the leading concerns among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, or RA. Identification of the major players in the mechanisms of pain, such as interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a necessary step toward the understanding of pain associated with RA. IL-6, a proinflammatory and pleiotropic cytokine with activities that contribute to the foundation of RA pathogenesis, also facilitates the inflammatory pain observed in RA. Visit to learn more about the broad and important role that IL-6 plays in RA.

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Ms. Amanda Mixon

Amanda Mixon is a Physician Assistant at the Colorado Center for Arthritis and Osteoporosis at Longmont and Boulder, Colorado.  She has obtained degrees from the University of New England and Michigan State University, and is the co-founder of the national organization Rheumatology Advanced Practice Providers (RhAPP).