Gout is one of the oldest and most painful forms of Arthritis. It affects roughly 3.9 percent of adults in the United States, amounts to approximately 8.3 million people. This condition can cause sporadic bouts of pain in the joints and in areas where Gout materializes. We will answer the question, “What is Gout?”, as well as discuss the symptoms of Gout, risk factors, management and treatment of Gout.
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Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the immune system. Also known as systemic lupus erythematosus, it can affect the joints, the skin or the organs. Lupus is a serious condition that requires care and supervision from a physician for effective management. We will answer the question, “What is lupus?”, as well as discuss the symptoms of lupus, risk factors, management and treatment options.
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Bursitis and Tendinitis both can cause discomfort and pain, and make it difficult for you to perform certain activities. Bursitis and Tendinitis also tend to become worse as you age. Many people mistakenly choose to “wait and see” if these conditions improve. However, they don’t tend to improve without some form of intervention. Bursitis and Tendinitis are similar conditions. Therefore, we will discuss Bursitis vs. Tendinitis to better help you understand the difference between these two conditions.
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Being able to wake up in the morning and move around without pain and discomfort is something that most people take for granted. When dealing with debilitating musculoskeletal diseases like Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica, rising with little to no pain is rare. Therefore, we will discuss the connection between Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia.
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Back pain is one of the most comment ailments. It interferes with work, reduces your ability to enjoy life and may lead to complications that can worsen the pain. Back pain is such a prevalent condition that roughly half of all Americans suffer from it each year. By better understanding the causes of back pain, as well as the symptoms of back pain, you will be able to recognize it and take the first steps necessary to treat it.
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Arthritis is actually not a disease; it is a description of about 100 diseases that affect the joints and cause pain, stiffness and deformity. It is the most common cause of disability in the U.S. and has been diagnosed in over 50 million adults and 300,000 children. Although arthritis can affect anybody, it is most common in older women. There numerous benefits of early arthritis treatments, including that it can help you control symptoms before they become rare.
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Rheumatology is a sub-specialty of internal medicine that concentrates on diagnosing and treating people with autoimmune disorders and joint diseases such as arthritis. A rheumatologist is a medical doctor who treats such conditions. If you are looking for a highly qualified, experienced and skilled rheumatologist in Bryan/College Station or the surrounding areas, look no further than our doctors here at Arthritis & Osteoporosis Clinic of Brazos Valley. Here are the many benefits of choosing AOCBV as your Bryan/College Station rheumatologist.
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It can be easy to assume that the blood vessels in your body will always function as they should. You may assume that nothing can impact their performance or integrity. In fact, Vasculitis is a serious illness that specifically target’s your body’s blood vessels. Therefore, our doctors here at AOCBV offer customized Vasculitis treatment.
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Osteoarthritis is a disease that results when the cartilage in between your joints breaks down. You need this cartilage because it is what your body has that acts as a shock absorber. We will discuss Osteoarthritis treatment for pain in your joints.
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PRP for Chronic Pain
Living with chronic pain can be a nightmare. The pain is with you from the moment you wake up in the morning until you go to bed at night. Whether you had an illness, have sustained an injury, or are affected by a medical condition, chronic pain can make you miserable. Therefore, our doctors here at AOCBV provide PRP therapy for chronic pain in Bryan/College Station.
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