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.
Acupressure may help reduce chronic stress and pain. Find out if acupressure can help provide the relief you're looking for.
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.
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.
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.
Use Helpful Devices
Assistive tools and devices can make routine activities much easier if you have arthritis. WebMD tells you which gadgets are easier on joint pain.
Protect Your Heart
Rheumatoid arthritis puts you at a higher risk for heart disease and heart attacks. But lifestyle changes and certain medications can help lower the risk. WebMD tells you more.
Make Changes at Home
Reduce nerve pain by making lifestyle changes. WebMD tells you how.