Arthritis is inflammation of one or more of your joints that causes pain and stiffness. Some of these include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, septic arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis. While each of these conditions have different causes, the symptoms and treatment are often the same. Pain, swelling, and stiffness are the primary symptoms of arthritis. Although there is no cure for arthritis, there are many treatment options available to help manage pain and keep people staying active.