Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatments Directory
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease. The body attacks itself and affects the joints. Often there is swelling, redness and pain. Your doctor may advise RA medication, physical therapy or a combination of rheumatoid arthritis treatments. Your RA treatment depends on your health, your condition's severity and the advice of your doctor. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage on Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatments, including medication, RA therapy, surgery and much more.
Physical Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
WebMD explains the role of physical therapists and occupational therapists in helping people with RA maintain flexibility, range of motion, and muscle strength.
Hand and Finger Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Stiffness and pain in your fingers from rheumatoid arthritis can keep you from doing the simplest of everyday tasks. Here are some easy and fun-to-do exercises that can help you regain your flexibility and range of motion.
17 Natural Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis
If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) it is important that you continue your medical treatment plan, however, there are other natural remedies and alternative therapies you should consider to manage your pain on a daily basis. Learn more about RA natural remedies at WebMD.com.
Tips to Ease RA Flare
Rheumatoid Arthritis flares are a common part of the disease. But there are many things you can do to feel better fast.
How to Manage Your RA and Get Relief
Don't let joint pain from rheumatoid arthritis slow you down. Try these tips.
When to Switch to or Add a Biologic for RA
A biologic drug could help you manage RA symptoms like joint pain and swelling. Learn when your doctor might switch you to one of these drugs, and how to make the change.
Your Treatment Options for RA
Ways to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA), control pain and inflammation, and slow joint damage.
Combination Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Many people with rheumatoid arthritis use combination therapy – taking more than one RA medicine at a time. Here are answers to common questions about using combination therapy to treat RA.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: RA Home Remedies -- Busted!
People try all sorts of things to relieve rheumatoid arthritis pain. We debunk some of the common ones and let you know what needs more testing.
Slideshow: Which Alternative Remedies Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Learn which alternative treatments show promise for rheumatoid arthritis.