No matter which form of arthritis you find yourself facing, the Arthritis Institute in Brick, New Jersey, is ready to help you find a treatment that works. Mutahir Abidi, MD, FACR brings more than a decade of experience and university training to help you enjoy your life free from pain and inflammation.
Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an inflammatory condition. It primarily affects small joints and is one of the most common types of inflammatory arthritic conditions. In the past decade, many medications revolutionized treatment for this disease. They can change your quality of life quite quickly and come in injections, infusions, and oral treatments. A few of the medications we administer include the following:
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. It typically affects weight-bearing joints, including knees and hips. The mechanical breakdown of cartilage in the joint causes significant discomfort. We perform our procedures under ultrasound guidance to increase efficiency and decrease the chance of unwanted side effects. Common treatment options we provide include the following:
|• Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatories
|• Intra-Articular Joint Injections, including Kenalog™
• Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation