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Phil Mickelson Manage His Symptoms

We are lucky in life when we can pursue our passion, as I've been able to do in my career. Every day I'm thankful that I can play golf and spend quality time with my wife and my three children. But my life as I knew it was suddenly turned upside down when I began experiencing joint stiffness and severe pain. You can watch my story and read more about my personal experiences below.

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Phil's personal experience with psoriatic arthritis

In the months leading up to a recent U.S. Open, I developed pain near my ankle that made it difficult to walk, and my left index finger and right wrist felt as if they were sprained. At first, I thought these aches could be caused by years of practicing and playing golf and that they would eventually pass. Then, after two days of preparing for the U.S. Open, I awoke and the pain in my joints was so intense I could hardly get out of bed.

Once I saw my rheumatologist and received the information I needed, I felt empowered and confident that together we would find the right treatment to manage my condition.

With the support of my loved ones, I decided to act quickly and educate myself about my symptoms. I found a rheumatologist who was able to provide me with some answers as to why I was feeling so badly. In the week following the U.S. Open, I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis.

Once I saw my rheumatologist and received the information I needed to understand my symptoms, learn my diagnosis, and make an informed decision for me about my treatment options, I felt empowered and confident that together we would find the right treatment to manage my condition. Since then, I have been diligent about taking my treatment and have followed my rheumatologist's recommendations to improve my overall health to help me stay "On Course" both professionally and at home. I've continued to play golf and have been able to keep doing fun things with my family, like playing catch or going for a swim or a hike. I feel good!


Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson

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Supportive data
Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

In medical studies, ENBREL was shown to be clinically effective in about 2 out of 3 adults with moderate to severe RA at 3 months. ENBREL has been shown to begin working in as few as 2 weeks, and most patients who benefit will do so within 3 months. In another medical study, 55% of patients who were evaluated 5 years after beginning ENBREL therapy had no further progression of joint damage.

Psoriatic Arthritis

In a medical study, ENBREL was shown to be effective in about 50% of psoriatic arthritis patients at 6 months. Clinical responses were apparent at the time of the first visit (4 weeks) and were maintained through 6 months of therapy.

Important Safety Considerations

In psoriatic arthritis

ENBREL improved physical function

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ENBREL is the #1 prescribed biologic by rheumatologists*

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*6-month average of IMS monthly NPA prescription data by rheumatologists.

IMS NPA prescription data does not include products administered by infusion.

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