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

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

Dr. Richard Gordon specializes in general internal medicine and adult rheumatology. Dr. Gordon is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: back pain, osteoporosis, and fibromyalgia. He is affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Gordon honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Devon Health Services, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of George Washington University Medical Center's residency program.

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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 is a hand surgeon and orthopedist. His education and training includes medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Armbruster include arthroscopic surgery, total elbow replacement, and total shoulder replacement. Dr. Armbruster accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Armbruster is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. His practice is open to 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. John P Nolan Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Other, Sports Medicine
3120 Princeton Pike; Suite 21
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. John Nolan's areas of specialization are adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Nolan's clinical interests include knee problems, total hip replacement, and sports injuries. His professional affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Nolan honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Nolan's training includes residency programs at Delaware County Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

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

Dr. Patrick Connolly works as a spine surgeon and neurosurgeon. His areas of expertise include the following: gamma knife radiosurgery, pituitary surgery, and carpal tunnel surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Connolly accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University.

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Relevant Interests: , ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Brain Cancer, Spinal Instrumentation, Lower Back Problems, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Spinal Cancer, ... (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. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Eingorn include knee problems, rotator cuff surgery, and shoulder problems. His professional affiliations include Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Eingorn attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jefferson University Hospitals for residency.

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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. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, revision arthroplasty (joint revision), and total hip replacement. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ast is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. Dr. Ast'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: 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's specialty is orthopedic trauma. Clinical interests for Dr. Hardeski include cancer, closed reduction, and ankle problems. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hardeski honors. He is a graduate of Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Hardeski's residency was performed at Maimonides Medical Center. He is affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. He is accepting 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.