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Preparing for your doctor’s appointment

Preparing for your appointment can be overwhelming. Our practice has gathered resources to help patients prepare for their appointments with their Rheumatologist, whether you are a new or existing patient!

Infusion Therapy for Arthritis: 3 Key Points

Arthritis can take many forms, from the targeted joint degeneration commonly seen in osteoarthritis to inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, reactive arthritis, gout, and psoriatic arthritis.

What You Should Know About Sjogren’s Syndrome

Almost no one enjoys coping with the occasional dry mouth or dry eyes, natural consequences of arid environments, certain medications, or temporary dehydration from not drinking enough water.

Winter Weather and Arthritis: 4 Key Considerations

Individuals who suffer from arthritis must often think about aspects of their everyday lives that those with healthier joints can take for granted, including the change of seasons.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lupus

Joint trouble can stem from many chronic conditions, including lupus. This inflammatory disorder creates a wide range of debilitating symptoms, including joint pain and swelling that resembles rheumatoid arthritis.

Is It Rheumatoid Arthritis? 6 Conditions That Share Symptoms

Joint pain is perhaps the most prominent symptom of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but the presence of joint discomfort can also indicate the presence of a variety of other conditions.

Osteoporosis and Arthritis: Frequently Asked Questions

Over 53 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis, while approximately 52 million wrestle with some form of arthritis.

Arthritis and Stress: 4 Things You Need to Know

Arthritis in its many forms represents a major public health challenge, affecting some 54 million Americans (about 23 percent of the U.S. population) according to the CDC.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects More Than Your Joints

Rheumatoid arthritis not only affects your joints but can also affect your entire body. This autoimmune inflammatory condition can cause problems with important organs like the heart and lungs.

Arthritis Pain and Symptom Management

If you suffer from arthritis, you want to know about arthritis pain and symptom management. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis is a group of more than 100 different ailments.