The scientific evidence is conflicting.
Some studies find a strong relationship between short, cold, damp days and arthritis flare-ups.
Research from Tufts University suggests changes in barometric pressure worsen knee pain in people with arthritis, while colder temps can cause painful changes in joint fluid thickness.
Other studies have found little or no link between weather and joint pain.
Whether your aches are sparked by the weather or something else, these three steps can help you feel better.