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.
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.
Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Learn more from WebMD about biological drugs (biologics) that treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
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.
Prevent Joint Damage From Rheumatoid Arthritis
Joint damage from rheumatoid arthritis depends on several factors, including early treatment and exercise. WebMD explains how RA progresses.
When Is Surgery Right for Rheumatoid Arthritis
If medication fails to slow the progress of rheumatoid arthritis, surgery may be an option. WebMD explains various surgical options for RA.
Blood Tests to Diagnose Arthritis
WebMD describes the different blood tests used to diagnose arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.
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.
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.