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Living with rheumatoid arthritis can mean living with chronic pain,
fatigue, and joint stiffness. Thousands of people have benefited from
developing and following plans to help them manage their symptoms. You and your
doctor can create a medical treatment plan that may include
medicine and other therapies. Early medical treatment can help you avoid
disabling joint changes and chronic pain.
Besides following your
medical treatment plan, there are several steps you can take to maintain your
normal life and activities. This is often called self-management. The first
June 4, 2012
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Nancy Ann Shadick, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
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