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Category Archives: Osteoarthritis

  1. Difference Between Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

    When we hear the word “arthritis,” it is common to think about the breakdown of joints that happens naturally with age. Despite the fact that both conditions are a form of arthritis – inflammation and breakdown at a joint – there are some very distinct differences between the two.  Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is a condition that occurs…

  2. Arthritis: What You Need to Know

    Arthritis is the leading cause of disability among adults in the U.S., with an estimated 54 million adults having physician diagnoses. An additional 300,000 babies and children also have arthritis or a rheumatic condition. Despite its prevalence, there is a lot that is still not understood about arthritis. Here’s what you need to know: What…

  3. Conservative Treatment Options for Arthritis of the Hip

    By Dr. Michael Rowland If you have been diagnosed with arthritis of the hip and have been experiencing hip pain, total hip replacement is likely on your radar. In many cases, total hip replacement is extremely effective at eliminating hip pain for most arthritis patients. Additionally, modern day hip replacements are relatively less risky and…