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Updated 07 September 2016

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Use hot or cold packs to relieve pain.

Applying cold to an inflamed joint can reduce pain and swelling by numbing the area and constricting blood vessels.

Applying heat can soothe aching joints and relax muscles.

Read up on the various symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

 
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