Arthritis

Arthritis Specialist
More than 50 million Americans suffer from some form of arthritis. From mild to debilitating, these joint disorders can completely derail your life without treatment. The doctors at Innovative Medical Center in Fresno, California, are experts in improving quality of life for arthritis sufferers. Call IMC today to start on a personalized care plan to put pain-free mobility back into your days.

Arthritis Q & A

Innovative Medical Center

What is arthritis?

Arthritis is affects individuals from all ages and is more prominent inthose who have injured their joints over time, incurred trauma, or just from wear and tear. Arthritis is very common, but very few understand it. Arthritis is a more relaxed term used to describe a series of joint disease. Those who suffer from arthritis may have joint pain that is constant and ongoing, restricting their range of motions and quality of life.

There are over 100 types of Arthritis, the best way to determine what type you may have is to get a diagnosis for a treatment plan.

What are the symptoms of arthritis?

The most common symptoms of arthritis include:

  • Pain in the joints
  • Stiffness
  • Decreased range of motion
  • Swelling
  • Redness

While some patients experience only mild symptoms, others experience much more severe symptoms.

How does Innovative Medical Center diagnose Arthritis?

The doctors at Innovative Medical Center can usually diagnose Arthritis based on the patient’s symptoms and a physical examination. When the doctor suspects Arthritis, he/she may also order an imaging test to identify the cause of the pain.

What treatments are available?

Innovative Medical Center offers several treatment options for patients with Arthritis. In most cases, the doctors at Innovative Medical Center will prescribe a combination of treatments designed to meet the patient’s specific needs.

How effective is Innovative Medical Center’s Arthritis treatment?

The doctors at Innovative Medical Center customize Arthritis treatments based on the location of the patient’s pain, the patient’s specific symptoms, and other factors. Many patients report that their symptoms improve and their quality of life increases along with their range of motion. However, most patients won’t achieve optimum results until they have attended multiple sessions.

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