Your Trusted Arthritis Treatment Doctor in NJ

The majority of mild joint pain cases are rarely considered an emergency and can be managed successfully at home. However, you should make an appointment to see your doctor if you are suffering from joint pain characterized by swelling, redness, warmth, and tenderness around the joint. At Center for Regenerative Therapy and Pain Management in NJ, our joint pain dr is specially qualified to diagnose and treat joint pain.

Understanding the Wide-Reaching Effects of Arthritis

Delaying treatment for joint pain may cause permanent joint damage because it might be a sign a serious type of arthritis. It is often a surprise to many people that arthritis is not a diagnosis, but a general term covering more than a hundred conditions and related diseases. If your joint pain is in fact arthritis, understanding the specific type is the first step in determining a management plan for your situation and obtaining the appropriate treatment. If you are experiencing joint pain that concerns you, these are excellent reasons to schedule a visit with us for an examination and determination. Watch for these potential signs and symptoms of arthritis:

  • Joint tenderness or stiffness
  • Joint pain lasting for three or more days
  • Joints that are warm to the touch or red
  • Pain, swelling, or stiffness in one or more joints
  • Difficulty doing daily activities or moving a joint
  • Several episodes of joint symptoms within a month

There are times when joint pain requires prompt action. It is possible that your pain indicates a type of arthritis that may cause permanent joint damage. Obtaining treatment quickly can prevent many serious health problems and preserve joint function.

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