Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis Arthritis is a common issue that affects people worldwide. While there are over 100 different types of arthritis, most people are affected by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, gout, or lupus. Out of these common types, rheumatoid arthritis (also known as RA) is generally thought of as one of the more painful and complicated. […]

Viscosupplementation Injections

Viscosupplementation Injection Treatment

Viscosupplementation Injection Treatment Viscosupplementation injections are a treatment that has become available for arthritis in the knee. These injections specifically help osteoarthritis in the knee, which is a form of arthritis that generally develops due to wear and tear and/or aging. While this treatment may not be available or recommended for all arthritis patients, it […]

What You Need to Know About Arthritis Symptoms


Arthritis Stiffness and pain in your joints can affect your daily life. Maybe you struggle to type on the computer without pain. Or maybe arthritic inflammation in your knees makes it too painful to exercise or play with your kids. The number of Americans diagnosed with arthritis is projected to reach 78.4 million (that’s 26 […]

Big Toe Cartilage Replacement as an Arthritis Treatment


Every step is agony when you have pain and swelling in the big toe. It’s very demoralizing to lose the ability to walk comfortably. Many people don’t realize how hard the big toe works, bearing the weight of our body when we stand and maintaining our balance, until it starts to ache and becomes difficult […]

Cartiva® SCI, the Newest Alternative in Treating Big Toe Arthritis


Perhaps you thought you just strained or stubbed your toe and the pain and swelling would go away. But as it persists, you suspect it’s something more. A trip to the orthopedics office confirms your fears: you have arthritis in your toe joint. Your doctor explains that the cartilage on the ends of your toe’s bones has […]

Are Ultrasound-Guided Injections for Arthritis More Effective?


Arthritis pain can be downright debilitating. In the search for treatment options, you may have heard about ultrasound-guided injections and wondered what makes them different. Does ultrasound guidance matter? Does it make the injection more effective? What are the benefits? What are ultrasound-guided injections? Ultrasound-guided injections are joint injections (either cortisone shots or gel injections) administered during an ultrasound scan, enabling direct […]

Tips for Choosing an Orthopedic Clinic


Orthopedic pain can get in the way of living your fullest life—from playing outside with the kids, to walking the dog, to getting to and from work. In the road to recovery, it’s important to find an orthopedic leader that makes you feel completely comfortable and cared for. Choosing an orthopedic clinic is not just […]

Complete Orthopedic Care for Arthritis


One-stop shop for arthritis treatment If arthritis pain is getting in the way of your everyday life, it can be a relief to know that treatment is available. An orthopedic specialist can help you evaluate the cause of your arthritis, discuss your treatment options, and provide you with complete orthopedic care under one roof.   What […]

Types of Arthritis Pain and How to Treat Them


Painful joints, stiffness, swelling — arthritis pain can be serious and debilitating. If you are experiencing pain that is preventing you from living your life to the fullest, it helps to understand what arthritis pain looks like and determine what might be the cause of your condition. Arthritis is the number one cause of disability in America, […]

What’s the Secret to Arthritis Pain Management?


If you’re wondering how to treat arthritis pain, you’ve probably been kept awake at night due or prevented from doing daily activities or beloved hobbies. Those compromises on quality of life are what typically spurs someone to finally seek treatment for arthritis. Common signs of arthritis include: Joint pain Stiffness Swelling or tenderness Decreased range of […]