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Arthritis / Osteoarthritis (OA), is a degenerative disease of synovial joints in which there is progressive loss of the cartilage covering the involved bones.

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and is also referred to as degenerative joint disease or “wear and tear” arthritis. Dr. Scott Naftulin D.O., medical associates and staff can evaluate the pain and other symptoms you may be experiencing with arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Schedule an appointment with Specialty Spine, Sports & Pain Medicine and the experienced medical care givers who are specialists in non-invasive and non-surgical treatments and therapies.


Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) – Diagnosis, Treatment & Therapy

Osteoarthritis (OA) is an extremely common condition which can affect any of the joints simply by chronic “wear-and-tear” from normal aging also known as degeneration or degenerative joint “disease”. The knee joint is consists of bones which come together and move similar to a hinge. The bones are separated by protective cartilage. However, the cartilage [...]

Orthobiologics in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

The meniscus is defined as the layer of cartilage on the lower aspect of the knee that serves as a shock absorber between the upper and lower leg. This structure may be injured in forceful twisting type motion as well as secondary to worsening knee osteoarthritis (OA) or degenerative joint disease, a ubiquitous condition in [...]

2020-04-03T21:56:44+00:00Categories: Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)|Tags: , , |

Hip Osteoarthritis Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Definition - What is Hip Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and is sometimes referred to as degenerative joint disease or “wear and tear”. This occurs commonly in weight bearing joints such as the knees and hips (Hip Osteoarthritis) but also the base of the thumb. OA is different than rheumatoid [...]

A Non-Surgical Treatment for Osteoarthritis (OA) | Genicular RF Neurotomy

Genicular RF Neurotomy is a Safe and Effective Nonsurgical Treatment for Chronic Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) and Post Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) Pain Related Articles Knee Pain Treatment: Viscosupplementation Injections Regenerative Medicine: PRP Injection Pain Therapy Definition Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease of synovial joints in which there is progressive loss of the cartilage covering [...]

2019-08-27T21:26:10+00:00Categories: Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)|Tags: |

Osteoarthritis (OA) – Arthritis Treatment Options – Injection Therapy – Part II

Injection Therapy - Part II (A Continuation of Part I ) Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition which will affect essentially every human at some point in their life. As discussed in previous articles, the treatment of OA should be  multi-modal. One of the more common treatments is injection therapy.  In the past, injection therapy was [...]

2018-11-20T17:42:12+00:00Categories: Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)|Tags: , , |

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