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We found 26 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept Medicare near Little Rock, AR.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
10001 Lile Drive
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Richard Houk practices adult rheumatology in Little Rock, AR. His areas of expertise include the following: osteoporosis and arthritis. He is affiliated with Baptist Health System. Dr. Houk studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and Tulane University School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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All Interests: Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Joint Problems, Bone Problems

Dr. Tamer Alsebai, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
10001 Lile Drive
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Tamer Alsebai practices adult rheumatology. Dr. Alsebai has indicated that his clinical interests include osteoporosis and arthritis. He is affiliated with Baptist Health System. He graduated from the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Alsebai honors Medicare insurance.

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All Interests: Osteoporosis, Bone Problems, Arthritis, Joint Problems

Dr. Cummins Lue, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
10001 Lile Drive
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Cummins Lue is a physician who specializes in adult rheumatology. His areas of expertise include osteoporosis and arthritis. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Lue honors Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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All Interests: Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Joint Problems, Bone Problems

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
10001 Lile Drive
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Jennifer McCallum specializes in adult rheumatology. In her practice, Dr. McCallum focuses on osteoporosis and arthritis. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. McCallum attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. Dr. McCallum is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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All Interests: Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Joint Problems, Bone Problems

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
10001 Lile Drive
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Thomas Kovaleski's area of specialization is adult rheumatology. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Kovaleski's clinical interests include osteoporosis and arthritis. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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All Interests: Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Joint Problems, Bone Problems

Dr. Alina Maria Voinea, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
5 Saint Vincent Circle; Suite 100
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Alina Voinea's medical specialty is adult rheumatology. In Dr. Voinea's practice, she is particularly interested in osteoporosis and arthritis. She has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. She is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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All Interests: Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Joint Problems, Bone Problems

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
10001 Lile Drive
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Lisa Lowery is a Little Rock, AR physician who specializes in adult rheumatology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lowery include osteoporosis and arthritis. Dr. Lowery is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Lowery is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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All Interests: Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Joint Problems, Bone Problems

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
10001 Lile Drive
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Sherman Jones is an adult rheumatology specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jones include osteoporosis and arthritis. He takes Medicare insurance. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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All Interests: Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Joint Problems, Bone Problems

Dr. David Neal Collins, BA, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4300 West 7th Street
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. David Collins works as an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon in Little Rock, AR and Sherwood, AR. These areas are among Dr. Collins's clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and reverse total shoulder replacement. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System.

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All Interests: Hip Problems, Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8907 Kanis Road; Suite 101
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Kenneth Rosenzweig is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rosenzweig is especially interested in replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement) and fractures (broken bones). He accepts Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. Dr. Rosenzweig is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ethan Joseph Schock, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
600 S Mckinley Street
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Ethan Schock's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Little Rock, AR. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include sports health and shoulder arthroscopy. Dr. Schock is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Schock is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Baptist Health System.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Arthritis

Dr. Jason Garner Stewart, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5 Saint Vincent Circle; #100
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Jason Stewart is a foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Little Rock, AR and North Little Rock, AR. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Stewart's clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Stewart's education and training includes medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Foot Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
4301 West Markham Street; Slot 531, Uams, Department of Orthopaedics
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Regis Renard is a medical specialist in orthopedic trauma. His areas of clinical interest consist of replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), arthritis, and trauma. Dr. Renard graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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All Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Ankle Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
600 S. Mckinley Street; Suite 409
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Edward Saer specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of clinical interest consist of replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), spine problems, and fractures (broken bones). He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. Dr. Saer attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Saer is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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All Interests: Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Arthritis, Spine Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Spine ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeanine Anna Andersson, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
600 S. Mckinley Street
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. Jeanine Andersson is a Little Rock, AR physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She is especially interested in hand surgery procedures, arthritis, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). She is affiliated with Baptist Health System. Dr. Andersson studied medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Andersson takes Medicare insurance.

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All Interests: Tennis Elbow, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, Hand Surgery Procedures

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
600 S Mckinley Street; Suite 102
Little Rock, AR
 

Dr. David Newbern practices adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Newbern's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and total hip replacement. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Health System. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Newbern studied medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine.

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All Interests: Tumor, Hip Problems, Total Hip Replacement, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Partial Knee Replacement, ... (Read more)

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a painful disease of the joints. There are many different kinds of arthritis with various causes, but they all lead to pain and inflammation of joints such as the hip, knee, or wrist. Arthritis affects people of all ages, races, and genders, but it is more common in women and older people. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

Symptoms of arthritis include swelling, pain, and stiffness. They can occur in a single joint or throughout the body. It is common for symptoms to come and go, known as flares. In some kinds of arthritis, flares may be caused by specific triggers, such as exercise, stress, or an allergic reaction.

By far the two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis happens when wear and tear on joints breaks down the cartilage between two moving bones. In a healthy person, cartilage cushions and lubricates the bones so they can glide over each other as they move. When the cartilage becomes thin or tears, the ends of bones rub and cause pain. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s own immune system becomes confused and attacks joint cartilage, weakening it and causing inflammation.

Treatment for arthritis depends on the specific type, but it may include:
  • Avoiding arthritis triggers
  • Hot or cold therapy, such as ice or hot packs
  • Oral or injected medications, such as corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and biologics
  • Physical therapy and gentle exercises
  • Surgery to repair or replace damaged joints

In many types of arthritis, early treatment can prevent more serious damage to your joints, keeping your symptoms in check. Whatever stage you are in, help exists to let you stay active and manage pain. There are many options to get you moving again.