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 may 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. At Atlanta Medical Institute, our skilled team of physicians 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 Treatments Are Available?

At Atlanta Medical Institute, Drs. Bills and Semel provide a number of medications to help treat the symptoms of arthritis, including: 

  • Traditional NSAID’s
  • COX-2 inhibitors
  • Salicylates
  • Anti-malarials

Additionally, our medical team may recommend various lifestyle changes that can help to reduce the effects of arthritis, including the incorporation of a healthy diet and regular exercise. Consumption of a well-balanced diet is vital for patients who have arthritis. Patients suffering from arthritis also need to continuously consult with a doctor and receive regular treatment and follow-up care. Additionally, physical therapy and occupational therapy can help in maintaining joint mobility.

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 FAQ

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 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.

Discover Treatment Options

Arthritis can greatly affect your everyday life and lead to complications with mobility. If you are suffering from arthritis, 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!

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