At the moment, there is no known way to prevents the onset of JIA. However, the disabilities caused by JIA can be prevented with early diagnosis and treatment. A healthy balanced diet and regular exercise are also helpful.
Family members can do several things to help a child with JIA physically and emotionally:
Like other autoimmune diseases, JIA may be linked to genetic factors associated with an abnormal immune response. A family history of JIA and / or other autoimmune diseases are risk factors, but there is no precise way of predicting how high the risk is if there is an affected member in the family.
These scans aim to detect unusual bone development and changes in soft tissue.
While there is no known cure for JIA, there are various strategies which zero on alleviating symptoms, prevent further joint destruction, and regain lost muscle strength and mobility. These include:
Suspect your child may have JIA? Reach out to our doctors or download a copy of the above in Mandarin for additional reference:
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