Testing For Osteoarthritis

Testing For Osteoarthritis

Your doctor can often diagnose osteoarthritis based on your age, your typical symptoms, and examination of your affected joints. Tests such as X-rays or blood tests are usually not necessary. However, sometimes your doctor may suggest X-rays or other tests if they are...
Joints Affected Most By Osteoarthritis

Joints Affected Most By Osteoarthritis

Any joint can be affected by osteoarthritis (OA) but joints in the hips, knees, fingers, thumbs, and lower spine are most commonly affected. The shoulders, wrists, elbows, ankles, and toe joints are less commonly affected by osteoarthritis. Call Advanced Health...
Joints Affected Most By Osteoarthritis

Symptoms of Osteoarthritis

One of the symptoms of osteoarthritis is pain, swelling, and inflammation of an affected joint can sometimes occur. (Note: affected joints are not usually very swollen, red, or warm. Tell your doctor if a joint suddenly swells up or becomes red or hot. This is a...
What is Osteoarthritis #2

What is Osteoarthritis #2

Osteoarthritis is a long-term condition that causes the gradual breakdown of soft tissue in certain joints, such as knees, hips, and fingers. It occurs when the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down over time. Call Advanced Health...
Osteoarthritis Treatment Woodstock

Osteoarthritis Treatment Woodstock

Osteoarthritis Treatment Woodstock Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. It’s the most common chronic joint condition. OA is also called wear-and-tear arthritis, degenerative arthritis, and degenerative joint...
Early Signs of Cervical Spondylosis #2

Early Signs of Cervical Spondylosis #2

Joint stiffness – Aching, pain, and/or stiffness usually occur in the morning or after a period of inactivity and once movement resumes. Typically, stiffness may reduce after about thirty minutes. Call us at (770) 212-3991 If you suffer from osteoarthritis and want to...
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