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Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is often difficult to diagnose and treat. A team of specialists usually deal with patients with this condition. This is called the multi-disciplinary approach. The team includes:-
There are two aims of treatment:-
Assistive devices, such as a shoe inserts, braces or splints may help cope with disability. Such orthotic devices can rest or support joints, relieve pain and improve joint mobility.
Exercises especially swimming, walking and range-of-motion activities may help maintain activity and motion as well as act as recreation.