How to find relief for arthritis?

Looking for advice and suggestions. I have bad arthritis in my ankle from a bad truck wreck a few years ago. I have searched for remedies to help (creams, inflammation pills, warm baths, heating pads and ice) nothing seems to ease it especially with the weather changing. I can either go back to the doctor and get it fused OR find something to help outside of that. It’s not that I don’t want to surgery but I don’t know if it will actually take the pain away or make it worse plus the time I’ll be down with my kids. Has anyone else had a situation like this? Did you regret the surgery or find something else for relief?

Most surgeries in my opinion makes it worse especially arthritis… do your take meds for arthritis

Several new excellent drugs for this. See an arthritis specialist.