Avoid pain killers for arthritis if you don’t need them. Pain killers can be addictive and are only a temporary treatment. Only use pain killers under prescription and use them correctly. If you have already exhausted numerous arthritis treatment techniques and none of them have proven to be effective, you could consider asking your doctor about the possibility of obtaining joint surgery. Joint surgery can help to reverse the arthritic effects on your joints, such as lack of flexibility and mobility, and is generally quite effective. Try acupuncture to reduce pain. Acupuncture may seem scary if you haven’t ever done it in the past. You should research to learn some more information about it. Always use a well-trained doctor when it comes to acupuncture. You will find that acupuncture, if done correctly, can relieve the pain and tension you’ve been experiencing.