Answers to Common Arthritis Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about arthritis.

Have there been any advances in the treatment of arthritis?

Dr. Michael Raab discusses advancements in the treatment of arthritis. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.


Advances in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in recent years have brought relief to some sufferers of that condition, according to the American College of RheumatologyOff Site Icon. New treatments target the inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis, according to the ACR.

More developments are expected in the surgical treatment of arthritis, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsOff Site Icon. More recent advancements have had to do with effective surgical treatment of arthritis in the wrist, according to the AAOS. Further knowledge constantly evolves in the field of joint replacement, and surgical treatment of arthritis in the wrist and shoulder, according to the AAOS.

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Source: Michael Raab, MD, Premier Orthopedics

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