We found 7 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept Coventry HMO near Lawrenceville, NJ.

Dr. Richard Dennis Gordon, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Rheumatology
2121 Klockner Road
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Gordon is an internist and adult rheumatologist. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Gordon's areas of expertise include the following: back pain, osteoporosis, and fibromyalgia. Patient ratings for Dr. Gordon average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gordon honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Devon Health Services. He is affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Neck Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Musculoskeletal Problems, Gout, Back ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward John Armbruster, MA, DO
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3120 Princeton Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Edward Armbruster works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, total elbow replacement, and total shoulder replacement. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Armbruster studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Armbruster's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Total Elbow Replacement, Sports Health, Total Wrist Replacement, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Patrick Joseph Connolly, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
2 Capital Way; Suite 456
Pennington, NJ
 

Dr. Patrick Connolly is a spine surgeon and neurosurgeon. These areas are among his clinical interests: gamma knife radiosurgery, pituitary surgery, and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Connolly honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Maryland School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Brain Cancer, Spinal Instrumentation, Lower Back Problems, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Pituitary ... (Read more)

Dr. John P Nolan Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Other, Sports Medicine
3120 Princeton Pike; Suite 21
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. John Nolan is a physician who specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Nolan's clinical interests: knee problems, total hip replacement, and sports injuries. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Delaware County Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University, Dr. Nolan attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Nolan welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Total Hip Replacement, Fractures, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. David S Eingorn, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Other
3120 Princeton Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. David Eingorn specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Eingorn's clinical interests include knee problems, rotator cuff surgery, and shoulder problems. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Eingorn graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Eingorn trained at Jefferson University Hospitals. His professional affiliations include Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Shoulder Problems, Revision Arthroplasty, Fractures, Total Knee Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Paul Ast, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3120 Princeton Pike; Suite 21
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Ast's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, revision arthroplasty (joint revision), and total hip replacement. He is professionally affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Ast honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Ast graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

Dr. David Paul Hardeski, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
3120 Princeton Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. David Hardeski is an orthopedic traumatologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: cancer, closed reduction, and ankle problems. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine, Dr. Hardeski performed his residency at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Hardeski's hospital/clinic affiliations include Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Bone Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (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.