Painkillers (analgesics such a paracetamol) can certainly help, and are best used before an activity that is likely to aggravate the pain, rather than after it begins.
Steroid tablets and local injections are powerful anti-
Disease modifying anti-
Biological therapies are used rheumatoid and some other inflammatory types of arthritis when DMARDs have not been effective, and act by blocking the messages between the white blood cells causing inflammation.
Gentle exercise can help ease stiffness as well as maintain strength and stamina.
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