Arthritis or Something Else?
Arthritis causes pain and swelling in your joints — like your hip and knee — and can be the result of an injury or other disease like rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis sufferers often experience mobility issues that can affect their quality of life, leading them to seek the help of specialized physicians for the diagnosis and treatment of their pain.
Getting a Diagnosis
The first step in determining how arthritis impacts your joints is making sure the pain you’re feeling is actually joint pain and not another issue. For example, pain in your buttocks or back may indicate one issue while pain in your groin may indicate arthritis. A full evaluation by a Mendelson Kornblum specialist can help determine the source of the pain and begin a treatment plan.
Is it Arthritis?
Your Mendelson Kornblum joint specialist can work with you to determine if you are in fact suffering from arthritis or something else. Other issues that may be causing pain can include;
Through a comprehensive evaluation, Mendelson Kornblum physicians can accurately pinpoint the issue and provide a treatment plan that works with your lifestyle and unique situation.
After a Diagnosis
If arthritis is the cause of your pain, several treatment options are available but will depend on a number of factors specific to you. Mendelson Kornblum offers a wide variety of options like:
- Physical therapy
- Non-invasive surgery
- And others
The Road to Recovery
Understanding your pain, getting the proper diagnosis and having a specialized treatment plan are the first steps on your road to recovery.
Call today to schedule an appointment with one of our specialists.