Arthritis is a common medical condition affecting at least 54 million American adults, and is one of the leading causes of disability in the United States. The specialists at Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine are dedicated to providing you with the best treatment plan to help you get relief from arthritis, improve your quality of life, and help you get back to doing the activities you love. Wellington has four locations in Cincinnati, as well as offices in Oxford, Sardinia, and West Chester, Ohio. To schedule a consultation, call the office most convenient for you or use the online booking feature.
Arthritis is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in your joints. While arthritis is most often associated with adults, children can also develop the joint condition. Arthritis can affect any joint in your body, but most often affects the weight-bearing joints, such as your knees, hips, and spine.
In addition to the pain and stiffness, you may also develop swelling and a decrease in range of motion in the affected joint.
There are many different types of arthritis, but they all tend to cause similar symptoms and receive many of the same treatments.
Common types of arthritis include:
Your specialist at Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine can determine the type of arthritis you have after an examination, which may include a blood test and diagnostic imaging, such as an X-ray or MRI.
Arthritis can’t be cured, but your specialist at Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine develops a personalized treatment plan to help reduce your pain and improve joint health and mobility. Your treatment may include:
Your specialist at Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine may also offer a viscosupplementation injection to lubricate your joint and reduce friction and pain.
If conservative measures fail to give you the relief you need to resume your usual activities, the team at Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine may recommend surgery. Surgical options include:
Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine is a full-service orthopaedic center and offers joint replacement options for many joints, including the knee, hip, elbow, and shoulder.
For relief from your arthritis pain, call Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine or use the online booking tool to schedule a consultation today.