psoriatic arthritis

Why would I want to participate in a Clinical trial?

2024-02-13T15:09:44-08:00February 13th, 2024|Gout, Osteoporosis, Rheumatology|

The Importance of Participating in Clinical Trials: A Guide to Making Informed Decisions Stepping into a clinical trial is not just a journey; it's an opportunity filled with promise and positivity, even amidst any initial hesitation. It's about being part of groundbreaking research that could change lives. In this article, we aim to highlight the myriad reasons why participating in clinical trials can be an uplifting experience, emphasizing the positive impact on both individual well-being ...

What to Expect at Your Rheumatologist Visit

2024-02-13T15:10:11-08:00January 8th, 2024|Gout, Osteoporosis, Rheumatology|

Visiting a rheumatologist can be a crucial step in managing and understanding various musculoskeletal and autoimmune conditions. When you schedule an appointment with a rheumatologist, you're seeking expert care for conditions like arthritis, lupus, or fibromyalgia. During your visit, the rheumatologist will typically conduct a thorough evaluation, including a discussion of your medical history, physical examination, and possibly diagnostic tests like blood work or imaging. Their specialized knowledge helps to accurately diagnose and develop a ...

How to Thrive with Polymyalgia Rheumatica: Tips for Living Well with PMR

2023-12-12T16:51:58-08:00December 12th, 2023|Rheumatology|

Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) is a relatively common inflammatory condition that primarily affects older adults, typically those over the age of 50, although it can occur at a younger age. It is characterized by muscle pain and stiffness, especially in the shoulders, neck, and hips. While there is no cure for PMR, there are several strategies you can adopt to help manage your symptoms and thrive in your daily life. At Overlake Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center ...

Treatment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment with Stelara: A Path to Living Well

2024-02-13T15:11:00-08:00November 9th, 2023|Rheumatology|

Living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis can sometimes feel like a never-ending challenge, with symptoms that can significantly impact your daily life. The persistent skin rashes, itching, pain, and discomfort can take a toll on both your physical and emotional well-being. Fortunately, innovative treatments are available, and one such option is Stelara injectable medication. Understanding Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: Psoriasis: Psoriasis is a skin condition characterized by the rapid buildup of skin cells, resulting in ...

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