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Are You at Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

It starts out with a slight ache in your hand and the feeling of being stiff in the morning. You think nothing of it and carry on with your everyday routine. Over the next few weeks, the slight ache has turned into widespread tenderness and joint pain throughout your body.

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes pain, stiffness, loss of function, and swelling in the joints. This systematic disease can also affect your organs and cause bone thinning.

At NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, we want to minimize the pain you’re experiencing from your rheumatoid arthritis and help by providing you with custom-tailored treatment plans that can include steroid injections, physical therapy, and acupuncture therapy. All of these procedures are available at our office in Jackson, NJ, Point Pleasant, Barnegat, Monroe, Manchester, and Aberdeen.

There are a variety of factors that can elevate your risk of getting this disease. A common question we get is “Who is at risk of getting rheumatoid arthritis?”

  • People Ages 40-to-60: Although people of all ages can get rheumatoid arthritis, it is common for people between the ages of 40 and 60 to start experiencing symptoms.
  • Women: A staggering 75 percent of the people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis are women, according to the American College of Rheumatology. Women also experience more severe symptoms of this disease than men.
  • Smokers: Smoking increases your risk of developing this form of arthritis and also can make the symptoms worse.
  • Obese: Since fat is chemically active and increases inflammation, obese people are more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis. Fat also adds stress to joints and can reduce the benefit of treatment.
  • People with a Family History: Similar to many diseases, you may have a genetic disposition for rheumatoid arthritis. If someone in your family has suffered from rheumatoid arthritis, you are at greater risk to get it.

We will provide treatment such as physical rehabilitation at our office in Jackson, NJ for your rheumatoid arthritis to lessen your pain and limit your suffering. Our goal is to help you live your life pain-free. If you are dealing with this condition and are seeking relief, we encourage you to give one of our six locations a call or schedule an appointment online.

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  • Jackson

    728 Bennetts Mills Rd.
    Jackson, NJ

    732-415-1401

  • Point Pleasant

    1104 Arnold Ave.
    Point Pleasant, NJ

    732-714-0070

  • Barnegat

    175 Gunning River Rd.
    Barnegat, NJ

    609-660-0002

  • Monroe

    350 Forsgate Dr.
    Monroe, NJ

    732-521-9222

  • Manchester

    60 Lacey Rd.
    Manchester, NJ

    732-408-4492

  • Aberdeen

    557 South Atlantic Ave.
    Aberdeen, NJ

    732-997-4988

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Interventional Pain Management Clinic Helping Patients Live Pain-Free Lives Through a Variety of Procedures and Treatments

If you’re looking for a multi-specialty medical group that offers interventional pain management, sports medicine, chiropractic care, acupuncture therapy, and orthopedic surgery, look no further than NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine.

We have six offices located in and around Monmouth County, NJ and Ocean County, NJ, and we have many patients that visit us from the following towns:

  • Jackson, NJ
  • Point Pleasant, NJ
  • Barnegat, NJ
  • Brick, NJ
  • Lakewood, NJ
  • Manchester, NJ
  • Aberdeen, NJ
  • Marlboro, NJ
  • Freehold, NJ
  • Monroe, NJ
  • Glassboro, NJ
  • Any many others

Since the beginning, our doctors and staff have been committed to treating patients who suffer from several different types of painful spine, joint, and orthopedic conditions. Furthermore, our goal is not only to reduce pain through physical rehabilitation, therapy, or any of our procedures and treatment options, but to help all of our patients have their functionality and quality of life restored.

Doctors with Superior Medical Knowledge and Compassion

One of the many benefits of choosing NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine is that we only use the most innovative and modern treatment options and procedures. Furthermore, every service and treatment option we offer is available at each of our six offices. Therefore, you should expect to receive the treatment you need whether you visit our office in Jackson, NJ, Point Pleasant, NJ, Barnegat, NJ, Manchester, NJ, Aberdeen, NJ, or Monroe, NJ. Furthermore, when patients come to one of our offices they are always greeted with smiles, and treated with kindness. Every member of a team is respectful and empathetic, and will go to great lengths to ensure your pain management needs are addressed.
Another reason to choose our medical practice is because our team makes it one of their highest priorities to stay at the forefront of medical research so that they're offering the best care possible. Lastly, our physicians and staff also make certain that patients have the knowledge they need to help them live pain-free lives.

Comprehensive and Customized Care Provided by NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine

While some patients may only require one service and/or treatment option and procedure, others may require customized care plans to help them get back on their feet. After your initial evaluation, your physician will create a custom-tailored treatment plan that they feel will offer you with the pain relief you want. In fact, you should not only expect to be recommended with a treatment plan that will help to reduce and/or eliminate your pain, but one that will aid in increasing your activity level, and reducing the amount of pain medicine you take. In the end, you will be provided with a comprehensive and customized care plan that will greatly improve the quality of your life.
Even though pain is an unavoidable part of life, it doesn't mean you must suffer from it all throughout your lifetime. To learn more the doctors and staff at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, our pain treatment options and procedures, and our locations in and around Ocean County, NJ, and Monmouth County, NJ, please browse our site. To make an appointment, please don’t hesitate to do so online, or give one of the offices closest to your home in Brick, NJ, Lakewood, NJ, Marlboro, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Glassboro, NJ, or another area a call today.