Treating RA: Questions for Your Doctor
If you have rheumatoid arthritis, early and aggressive treatment can help forestall joint damage and increasing pain. But all treatments have some side effects. Here are 10 questions to help you work with your doctor on a treatment plan for your RA.
Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Learn more from WebMD about biological drugs (biologics) that treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Fibromyalgia: Work and Disability
WebMD looks at the ways employers can accommodate workers with fibromyalgia - and how to apply for disability benefits if symptoms make it too difficult to work.
How Physical and Occupational Therapy Help for RA
WebMD explains the role of physical therapists and occupational therapists in helping people with RA maintain flexibility, range of motion, and muscle strength.
Tips for Coping With Fibromyalgia
WebMD offers tips for coping with the pain and fatigue of fibromyalgia, especially if you are a caregiver.
What Is Fibromyalgia?
WebMD provides an overview of fibromyalgia, including information on symptoms, diagnosis, and standard and alternative treatments.
When Is Surgery Right for Rheumatoid Arthritis
If medication fails to slow the progress of rheumatoid arthritis, surgery may be an option. WebMD explains various surgical options for RA.
What Are NSAIDs for Rheumatoid Arthritis?
WebMD explains the benefits, risks, and side effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for treating rheumatoid arthritis pain and inflammation.
Common Misdiagnoses of Fibromyalgia
The symptoms of fibromyalgia are common to other diseases, making it more difficult to make a certain diagnosis. Learn more from WebMD about how doctors make a fibromyalgia diagnosis.
Getting Out and About When You Have RA
Rheumatoid arthritis shouldn't keep you from going out and doing the things you've always enjoyed. WebMD offers tips to make socializing easier.