Rheumatologist with Fellowship Training in Rheumatology
Arthritis is a diagnosis that refers to joint pain and is commonly associated with aging. The pain that follows arthritic symptoms decreases your range of motion and increases physical limitations, making daily activity incredibly difficult. This debilitating health disorder causes inflammation in the joints. There are currently 100 different types of arthritis and is the most common chronic illness in the United States. Common forms of arthritis include seropositive rheumatoid arthritis and basal joint arthritis. Common causes of arthritis include bacterial & viral infections, hereditary factors, injury, the effects of aging, and some autoimmune issues.
An accurate reading of your arthritic symptoms is needed to correctly diagnose your source of pain. IBJI will discuss all of the necessary treatment routes with you to find the most fitting solution. If you have arthritis and want to get effective pain relief, or want to get a detailed evaluation by one of our skillfully trained Rheumatologists, schedule an appointment at your closest IBJI location today.
Arthritis will need treatment when chronic pain becomes too bothersome and begins to restrict even more joint movement. Arthritic symptoms can develop slowly in small joints of your hands and feet, and then spread throughout other areas of the body. Pinpointing the cause of your arthritis early is essential in your journey back to sufficient physical movement. The medical expertise IBJI can offer you are invaluable for mitigating symptoms. We can direct you in the right direction and coordinate treatment that suits you best.
IBJI provides effective rheumatology programs and services to improve your joint function. Our physicians and staff are well versed in the best arthritis pain management techniques and, with your well-being in mind, will directly apply the best options to your treatment. The Illinois Bone and Joint Institute has the tools and personnel to offer the best comprehensive care to our patients in the Chicago area.
The following examples are symptoms commonly associated with arthritis pain:
The following examples are various treatments of arthritis pain:
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