Rheumatoid arthritis is a variable condition and it can be useful to know how to manage a flare in symptoms without always having to consult a doctor.
For more information and advice on methods to help you self-manage your symptoms visit:
Arthritis Care www.arthritiscare.org.uk/PublicationsandResources/Selfmanagement/
Arthritis Research UK www.arthritisresearchuk.org/arthritis-information/exercises-to-manage-pain.aspx
North Bristol NHS Trust www.nbt.nhs.uk/our-services/a-z-services/rheumatology/rheumatology-patient-support-information