Arthritis Treatment in Atlanta, GA

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What is Arthritis Treatment?

Arthritis is inflammation of the joints that affects the musculoskeletal system of the body. There are different types of arthritis that can affect people in many different ways; patients will suffer from stiffness, discomfort, and pain. It can also make people feel weak and lead to an inactive lifestyle. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and affects elderly patients. Atlanta Medical Institute offers a number of arthritis treatment methods in order to alleviate pain and discomfort for our Atlanta, GA patients. Our team is led by Dr. Elbridge Bills and Dr. Jeff Semel who are highly experienced in effectively combating the effects of arthritis on the body.

What Arthritis Medications Are Available?

  1. Traditional NSAID’s
  2. COX-2 inhibitors
  3. Salicylates
  4. Anti-malarials

 

Let’s now find the impact of diet and body weight on arthritis. Consumption of well-balanced diet is vital when we have arthritis. Arthritis can make daily life difficult and exhausting. There are many therapies that help in giving a better life to patients suffering from arthritis. It becomes mandatory for all patients suffering from arthritis to consult a doctor and regular treatment. Regular treatment from an occupational therapist will be very beneficial. Physical therapy and occupational therapy help in maintaining joint mobility. Please follow a good regular healthy diet and regular exercise which are recommended by a physical therapist.

Please contact Atlanta Medical Institute today! We make every effort to accommodate same day appointments and strive to make our office your neighborhood clinic.

 

Schedule an appointment for a free consultation or contact us if you have any questions!

 

Arthritis Treatment FAQs

What is the best form of treatment for arthritis?

Everyone's body is different. Therefore, the correct form of treatment can depend on the way your specific body functions, as well as your type of arthritis. During your consultation, Dr. Bills or Dr. Semel will conduct a thorough assessment of your condition before recommending the form of treatment that is best suited to your unique needs.

Is arthritis curable?

Unfortunately, there is currently no known cure for arthritis. However, modern treatments and techniques are constantly improving, making it easier and easier to manage arthritis, especially when diagnosed in its early stages.

What triggers arthritis?

Typically, arthritis flare-ups are caused by overuse or trauma to the affected joint. This is not the only motive though, as it can also be brought on by bone spurs, stress, cold weather, infection, or weight gain.

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