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:
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