Arthritis Symptom Tracker

Now that you understand what arthritis is, it’s time to learn how—or even if—it’s impacting you. Use our Arthritis Symptom Tracker below to gain a better understanding of your symptoms in just a few simple steps.

When you’re finished, you can print or email your results and take them to your next doctor’s appointment. That way, you’ll be better prepared to help your doctor understand how you’re feeling.

Have You Already Been Diagnosed with Arthritis?

Even if you’re already being treated for arthritis, it’s important to keep track of your symptoms. That’s because arthritis can progress over time. Therefore, your doctor needs to know if your arthritis symptoms are changing so he or she can continue to evaluate your treatment options.

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Is Arthritis Making Simple Tasks Difficult?

Click icons to rate the difficulty of each activity.

Reaching

reaching reaching reaching reaching
easy medium hard

  easy medium hard

Gripping

gripping gripping gripping gripping
easy medium hard

  easy medium hard

Climbing

climbing climbing climbing climbing
easy medium hard

  easy medium hard

Walking

walking walking walking walking
easy medium hard

  easy medium hard

Grooming

grooming grooming grooming grooming
easy medium hard

  easy medium hard

Dressing

dressing dressing dressing dressing
easy medium hard

  easy medium hard

Eating

eating eating eating eating
easy medium hard

  easy medium hard

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Are Symptoms Returning or Worsening?

Click all that apply.

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Do You Have Any New Symptoms?

Click a joint to show where you’re experiencing new pain or stiffness.

New Joint Pain

I've felt pain in the
following places (click joints):

Joint PainNeckLeft ShoulderRight ShoulderLeft ElbowRight ElbowLeft WristRight WristLeft WaistRight WaistLeft HandRight HandLeft KneeRight KneeLeft AnkleRight AnkleLeft FeetRight FeetJoint PainNeckLeft ShoulderRight ShoulderLeft ElbowRight ElbowLeft WristRight WristLeft WaistRight WaistLeft HandRight HandLeft KneeRight KneeLeft AnkleRight AnkleLeft FeetRight Feet

New Joint Stiffness

I've felt stiffness in the
following places (click joints):

StiffnessNeckLeft ShoulderRight ShoulderLeft ElbowRight ElbowLeft WristRight WristLeft WaistRight WaistLeft HandRight HandLeft KneeRight KneeLeft AnkleRight AnkleLeft FeetRight FeetStiffnessNeckLeft ShoulderRight ShoulderLeft ElbowRight ElbowLeft WristRight WristLeft WaistRight WaistLeft HandRight HandLeft KneeRight KneeLeft AnkleRight AnkleLeft FeetRight Feet
4

Overall, How Are You Feeling?

Click to rate your symptoms.

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How Are Symptoms Impacting Your Life?

Due to my symptoms, I have:

(Click all that apply.)

Feelings of anxiety or helplessnessFeelings of anxiety or helplessnessFeelings of anxiety or helplessness
Limitations at the workplaceLimitations at the workplaceLimitations at the workplace
Difficulty participating in favorite hobbiesDifficulty participating in favorite hobbiesDifficulty participating in favorite hobbies
Trouble attending social gatheringsTrouble attending social gatheringsTrouble attending social gatherings
Finished!
See your results.

The questions below can help give you and your doctor a better understanding of your symptoms.

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What Symptoms Are You Experiencing?

Click all that apply.

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Where Are You Experiencing Symptoms?

Click a joint to show where you’re experiencing pain or stiffness.

Joint Pain

I've felt pain in the
following places (click joints):

Joint PainNeckLeft ShoulderRight ShoulderLeft ElbowRight ElbowLeft WristRight WristLeft WaistRight WaistLeft HandRight HandLeft KneeRight KneeLeft AnkleRight AnkleLeft FeetRight FeetJoint PainNeckLeft ShoulderRight ShoulderLeft ElbowRight ElbowLeft WristRight WristLeft WaistRight WaistLeft HandRight HandLeft KneeRight KneeLeft AnkleRight AnkleLeft FeetRight Feet

Joint Stiffness

I've felt stiffness in the
following places (click joints):

StiffnessNeckLeft ShoulderRight ShoulderLeft ElbowRight ElbowLeft WristRight WristLeft WaistRight WaistLeft HandRight HandLeft KneeRight KneeLeft AnkleRight AnkleLeft FeetRight FeetStiffnessNeckLeft ShoulderRight ShoulderLeft ElbowRight ElbowLeft WristRight WristLeft WaistRight WaistLeft HandRight HandLeft KneeRight KneeLeft AnkleRight AnkleLeft FeetRight Feet
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How Are Symptoms Impacting Your Life?

Due to my symptoms, I have:

(Click all that apply.)

Feelings of anxiety or helplessnessFeelings of anxiety or helplessnessFeelings of anxiety or helplessness
Trouble completing some daily activitiesTrouble completing some daily activitiesTrouble completing some daily activities
Limitations at the workplaceLimitations at the workplaceLimitations at the workplace
Difficulty participating in favorite hobbiesDifficulty participating in favorite hobbiesDifficulty participating in favorite hobbies
Finished!
See your results.

Finished!

Bring your results to your next appointment to help your doctor understand how you’re feeling.

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