Track Your Sleep
Good sleep is key to controlling pain. Are you getting enough?
Track DMARD Effects
DMARDs are a standard treatment for RA, but their effectiveness needs to be regularly evaluated and side effects monitored. Learn what you need to do to stay well on DMARDs.
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.
Acupressure may help reduce chronic stress and pain. Find out if acupressure can help provide the relief you're looking for.
Biofeedback may help you reduce stress, manage pain, and relax. WebMD tells you about biofeedback techniques.
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a treatment that may help to reduce nerve pain. Find out more about its benefits.
Electrotherapy uses electrical currents to help minimize nerve pain. Find out from WebMD if it might be right for you.
The better the quality of your sleep, the better able you are to manage back and neck pain. WebMD helps you get the sleep you need with these tips for improving your sleep environment.
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.
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.