How Doctors Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis
Learn about the types of medications doctors use to treat rheumatoid arthritis, and when people with RA may need surgery.
Medicines for RA Pain and Inflammation
Learn about medications used to treat the pain and swelling that accompany RA.
What Is Elbow Replacement Surgery?
Learn about elbow replacement surgery, including why it may be necessary, what to expect, and more.
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.
Tips for Traveling With Rheumatoid Arthritis
On the road with RA? Try these tips from WebMD for managing your joint pain and other symptoms when traveling.
Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Learn more from WebMD about biological drugs (biologics) that treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
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.
Steroids to Treat Arthritis
WebMD explains how and what kind of steroids are used to relieve inflammation caused by conditions such as arthritis, along with their side effects.
Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis With Disease-Modifying Drugs (DMARDs)
WebMD explains disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs commonly used to slow the progression of joint damage from rheumatoid arthritis.
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.