How can you manage arthritis pain?

Many ways. First of all get a good evaluation by a doctor who specializes in dealing with arthritis. This is usually a rheumatologist or a physiatrist. This will involve a physical exam, blood tests, imaging studies. Approaches to arthritis include: evaluating nutrition, weight, joint alignment problems. Treatments include, medications, physical therapy, supplements, alternatives like acupuncture.
Treat the problem. The best way to treat pain from arthritis is to fix the underlying cause of the specific type of arthritis you have. In addition to that, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories are the most commonly prescribed pain medication in general.