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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:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerNancy Ann Shadick, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Current as ofAugust 21, 2015
Current as of:
August 21, 2015
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Nancy Ann Shadick, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
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