Frequently Asked Questions
Over 54 million men and women in the United States have arthritis, limiting their ability to work and do simple activities like climbing stairs.
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The expert team at Next Step Foot & Ankle Clinic prescribes treatment based on the type of arthritis you have.
Your treatment starts with a consultation where your medical history and symptoms are taken and thoroughly evaluated. Your doctor performs tests to identify the type of arthritis that you may have.
Our doctors may suggest the following depending on your diagnosis:
If you're diagnosed with FIBROMYALGIA:
- adequate sleep
- gentle exercise
- medications to manage pain
- other physical therapies
If you're diagnosed with OSTEOARTHRITIS:
If you are diagnosed with osteoarthritis, your treatment is customized based on the joint affected and the severity of your symptoms.
Your podiatrist might suggest:
- biomechanics to support the joint and decrease the stress across your joint
- To further treat your arthritis, he may recommend surgery
- steroid injections
- or, anti-inflammatory medications
If you're diagnosed with RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS:
If you’ve been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis it’s recommended you see a rheumatologist.
Your doctor also prescribes you medication to increase your chances of effective treatment. He might add braces or supports to take pressure off your joints and alleviate pain.
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