Move to Lose Weight
Losing weight by being active reduces stress on your joints. WebMD gives you tips on building a consistent exercise routine that won't stress you out.
Chiropractic treatments may help relieve some kinds of pain through spinal manipulations and other therapies. Find out from WebMD if chiropractic might be right for you.
Dress More Easily
When you have arthritis, putting on socks or shoes can be a painful ordeal. Find out from WebMD how to use -- and make -- assistive devices and simple changes in routine that can make getting dressed easier for you.
Have the Sex Talk
Are you avoiding sex due to pain and related problems? WebMD suggests ways to talk to your partner, health care provider, and counselor.
Listen to Your Body
If you have fibromyalgia, it may be tougher to exercise. WebMD gives you tips on staying fit.
Learn more from WebMD about coping with the fatigue that comes with fibromyalgia.
Eat to Sleep
WebMD tells you which foods will help you get a good night's sleep and which won't.
Give DMARDs Time
DMARDs are drugs that suppress the immune system in order to slow or even stop joint damage if you have rheumatoid arthritis. Here's information to help you understand how they work and help you talk with your doctor about your treatment for RA.
Make Pain Meds Work
You likely take pain meds. Have you gotten complacent about how you use them? Brush up on the habits you need to help pain meds work. And make it a goal to pay attention to small acts that might be sabotaging your pain management.
Follow Sleep Routine
Proper sleep is essential for managing pain. Find out from WebMD what you can do to improve your rest and get better sleep.