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

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

Dr. Brian Torpey's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Torpey is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Monmouth Medical Center for residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Torpey average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Torpey is in-network for Medicare insurance. He has an open panel.

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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 is an orthopedist in Tinton Falls, NJ. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Bade's residency was performed at Hospital for Special Surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Bade is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Bade is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. He 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 is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, hand problems, and wrist problems. Dr. Johnson's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Johnson attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at Saint Peter's University Hospital and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital for residency. He is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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' specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Tinton Falls, NJ. He is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. Dr. Foos graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He completed his residency training at Monmouth Medical Center. He honors Medicare insurance.

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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. In his practice, Dr. Gabisan focuses on foot problems and ankle problems. Dr. Gabisan is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. Before completing his residency at Monmouth Medical Center, Dr. Gabisan attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Gabisan is open to new patients.

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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 practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Tinton Falls, NJ, Toms River, NJ, and Freehold, NJ. Before completing his residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Dr. Gesell attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gesell's hospital/clinic affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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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 sees patients in Ocean, NJ, Brick, NJ, and Freehold, NJ. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Mark is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Great-West Healthcare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Dr. Mark attended Temple University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. Dr. Mark is accepting new patients.

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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 works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. The average patient rating for Dr. Vasen is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Great-West Healthcare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Vasen is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He trained at the University Hospitals, Cleveland for his residency. In addition to English, Dr. Vasen speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

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

Dr. Gary Pess is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Pess average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pess is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. 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. Dr. Pess speaks Spanish. His 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)

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

Dr. Teddy Atik practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Atik's clinical interests: hand problems, wrist problems, and elbow problems. He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center and Community Medical Center. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Atik's training includes a residency program at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Atik takes.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

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 in Manasquan, NJ and Red Bank, NJ. Dr. Bhatnagar is especially interested in spine problems. He accepts Medicare insurance. He studied medicine 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.
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