Arthritis

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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 [...]

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Osteoarthritis (OA) – Arthritis Treatment Options

Part 1 - Medications For Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis (OA) is a ubiquitous condition which can affect any of the joints. The most commonly affected joints are the knee, hip, and hand joints. According to the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), the treatment of OA should include medications, non-pharmacologic therapies, rehabilitation therapy, splints or other joint aids, [...]

Arthritis Joint Pain – Do You Have Osteoarthritis (OA)?

Arthritis joint pain is a ubiquitous problem.  In many people, especially those middle-aged individuals, diagnostic testing will reveal the presence of osteoarthritis (OA) – more commonly known as simply “arthritis” - as the primary cause of the joint pain.  Up to 85% older than 65 years of age, have x-ray evidence of osteoarthritis.  Autopsy studies [...]

Why You Should Have Your Back Pain Treated

Are you ignoring your back pain? It’s possible that you are subconsciously pushing away the thought that you may need to have your back checked. It’s perfectly understandable, since occasional back pain happens all the time. Stress-induced symptoms are also more common, so people keep on thinking that they are either out of shape, tired [...]