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We found 11 providers with an interest in arthritis near Tinton Falls, NJ.

Dr. Brian M Torpey, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
776 Shrewsbury Avenue; Suite 201
Tinton Falls, NJ
 

Dr. Brian Torpey specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. Dr. Torpey studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Monmouth Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Torpey is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Health, Ankle Problems, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harry A Bade III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
776 Shrewsbury Avenue; Suite 201
Tinton Falls, NJ
 

Dr. Harry Bade's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Bade graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His residency was performed at Hospital for Special Surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Bade average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Bade is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

Dr. Christopher D Johnson, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
776 Shrewsbury Avenue; Suite 201
Tinton Falls, NJ
 

Dr. Christopher Johnson practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Tinton Falls, NJ, Toms River, NJ, and Freehold, NJ. He is especially interested in knee problems, hand problems, and wrist problems. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Johnson honors Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His medical residency was performed at Saint Peter's University Hospital and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Johnson is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

Dr. Gregg R Foos, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
776 Shrewsbury Avenue
Tinton Falls, NJ
 

Dr. Gregg Foos' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He completed his residency training at Monmouth Medical Center. Dr. Foos accepts Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

Dr. Glenn Gacula Gabisan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
776 Shrewsbury Avenue; Suite 105
Tinton Falls, NJ
 

Dr. Glenn Gabisan is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Gabisan highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in foot problems and ankle problems. He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He has an open panel. Dr. Gabisan studied medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Gabisan completed a residency program at Monmouth Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, Foot Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark William Gesell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
776 Shrewsbury Avenue; Suite #105
Tinton Falls, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Gesell is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gesell include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Gesell is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Medicare, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis

All Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Replacement Arthroplasty, ... (Read more)

Dr. Arthur Kong Chow Mark, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1200 Eagle Avenue
Ocean, NJ
 

Dr. Arthur Mark specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Mark's areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. On average, patients gave Dr. Mark a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Great-West Healthcare, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Hip Problems, Reconstructive Surgery, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Arthur P Vasen, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1200 Eagle Avenue
Ocean, NJ
 

Dr. Arthur Vasen sees patients in Ocean, NJ, Brick, NJ, and Freehold, NJ. His medical specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Vasen is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Great-West Healthcare. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and subsequently trained at the University Hospitals, Cleveland for residency. Dr. Vasen speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2 Industrial Way W
Eatontown, NJ
 

Dr. Gary Pess is a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Eatontown, NJ, Frehold, NJ, and Toms River, NJ. Before performing his residency at Bellevue Hospital Center, Dr. Pess attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Pess's hospital/clinic affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center and Community Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Tumor, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2 Industrial Way W
Eatontown, NJ
 

Dr. Teddy Atik's medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of clinical interest consist of hand problems, wrist problems, and elbow problems. He is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center and Community Medical Center. Dr. Atik attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Atik completed a residency program at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Atik's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
365 Broad Street
Red Bank, NJ
 

Dr. Ramil Bhatnagar is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. His clinical interests encompass spine problems. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Bhatnagar attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Tumor, Arthritis, Spine Problems, Cancer, Fractures, Trauma

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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.