Arthritis is a condition that causes inflammation of the joints and can affect many different joints in the body. It is the leading chronic medical condition in the United States and a leading cause of disability. The most common types of Arthritis include:
- Osteoarthritis: The most common form of arthritis and is when the cartilage of your bones wears away over time. It can affect every joint in the body; it is most commonly is seen in the neck, hands, low back, knees and hips.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) commonly causes inflammation in hand and feet joints, the pain and swelling can severely limit mobility and damage joints. Because it is an autoimmune disorder, RA can affect other parts of the body including your eyes and lungs.
- Psoriatic Arthritis: Psoriatic Arthritis is a form of arthritis that affects those who have a skin condition called Psoriasis. This Arthritis can affect the joints and varies in severity.
Symptoms of Arthritis
The symptoms of arthritis vary depending on the joint affected and the type of Arthritis. The most common signs and symptoms of Arthritis include:
- Reduced mobility
Treatment for Arthritis
Treatment for arthritis at Lumin PainCARE includes personalized treatment plans designed by our expert staff. Common treatments for Arthritis at Lumin PainCARE include Physical Therapy, Orthotics, Non-surgical injections and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy.