Acupuncture may help reduce stress and ease pain associated with conditions such as arthritis and fibromyalgia.
Reduce Morning Pain
For many people, the pain and stiffness of RA is worst in the mornings. Talk with your doctor about ways to help reduce morning pain and stiffness so you can get on with your day.
Use Topical Meds
Learn more from WebMD about pain-relieving topical meds such as gels, creams, and patches.
Biofeedback may help you reduce stress, manage pain, and relax. WebMD tells you about biofeedback techniques.
Track Your Sleep
Good sleep is key to controlling pain. Are you getting enough?
See a Pain Expert
If you have chronic pain -- and treatment isn't helping enough -- you need to see an expert.Learn more from WebMD about what a pain specialist can do for you.
Studies show that some supplements may help relieve and control pain. Find out from WebMD which supplements may be right for you and what you should talk about with your doctor before you take them.
What Is the Placebo Effect?
WebMD explains what the placebo effect is, how it works, and its potential benefits for medical treatment.
In order to effectively manage chronic pain, you need to set limits so you don't overdo it -- and that means asking others to help, limiting caregiving time, and slowing down. WebMD offers tips for maintaining balance in your life.
Sleep aids might be necessary if chronic pain is keeping you awake at night. WebMD offers tips for getting adequate sleep so you can manage your pain.