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.
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.
If I Feel Great, Can I Go Off My RA Medication?
If your RA isn't bothering you, great! But don't stop taking medications or skip your annual appointment -- that may trigger a flare.
Exercises That Are Easy On Your Joints
Strengthen muscle and improve joint pain with these arthritis-friendly exercises.
JAK Inhibitors for Rheumatoid Arthritis
If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), your doctor may suggest Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors to help ease your joint pain and swelling. Find out how they work, who might benefit from them, and what kind of side effects to watch out for.
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.
How Physical Therapy Helps Rheumatoid Arthritis
Finding it hard to keep up with your PT for rheumatoid arthritis? Try these tips to make it easier.
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.
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Which Alternative Remedies Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Learn which alternative treatments show promise for rheumatoid arthritis.
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.