“Arthritis” is used to describe joint pain and inflammation. There are many different types of arthritis. It can occur at any joint in the body, including the hip, knee, and shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand, as well as the foot and ankle. It most often occurs in the hands, hips, and knees.
Arthritis tends to cause pain, swelling, and stiffness in the affected joint.
The most common types of arthritis are:
Those who may be at an increased risk of developing arthritis include:
There are numerous conservative methods used to treat symptomatic arthritis, including:
Lifestyle approaches that can help include weight loss and engaging in regular, joint-friendly exercise, such as swimming, bicycling, walking, or dancing.
Should conservative measures fail to relieve your symptoms, or if these measures stop working for you, the orthopedic specialists at Movement Orthopedics are experts in the use state-of-the-art surgical techniques to help you return to your usual activities, free from the pain of arthritis.
In many cases, this may mean minimally invasive joint replacement, reconstruction, or repair – including robotic-assisted surgery – to improve your mobility and decrease pain and inflammation.
There is no need to let arthritis or joint pain control your life. The orthopedic specialists at Movement Orthopedics can help restore your ability to bend, climb, walk, and jog – without limitations or pain.
If your need is urgent, you can visit our urgent care clinic during business hours – just call our main number to let us know you’re on your way.