Rheumatoid arthritis can mean living with long-term (chronic) pain,
fatigue, and joint stiffness. Many people benefit from plans
to help them manage their symptoms. You and your
doctor can create a plan that may include
medicine and other treatments. Early treatment can help you avoid
disabling joint changes and chronic pain.
You also can do things to maintain your
normal life and activities. To start, try to:
- Learn as much as you can about rheumatoid
- Learn ways to cope with your symptoms.
- Take an active role in managing your arthritis.
How do you manage your rheumatoid arthritis?