What to Do After Receiving a Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis

You’ve probably been experiencing a wide variety of alarming symptoms, from pain, swelling and stiffness in your joints to fatigue and inability to function as well as you used to — all of which can impact your overall quality of life. 

Whether you’ve come to us for a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis in our Voorhees, NJ location or have been referred to us by another physician to find a better RA treatment option – we understand that you find yourself in a difficult position and are committed to helping you by using the most advanced treatments available today.

What exactly is Rheumatoid Arthritis, and what can you do about it?

Often confused with the more common Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis (often referred to as, “RA”) is a serious, progressive, and potentially devastating autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks and destroys joint tissue — and needless to say, we don’t take this condition lightly. 

We know that immediate, aggressive, and highly-personalized treatment is needed to combat the damage that RA can cause to the underlying joints. As well, we pride ourselves in using an array of treatment modalities to help cope with acute/painful symptoms, so that you can get back to what you love doing.  

We use all of the latest advancements in medicine and technology at our disposal while giving each patient the personal attention and support they deserve, every step of the way. Additionally, as a leader in Clinical Trials Research for more than 20 years – ARBDA has access to many treatments that are being developed for the future. 

That said, after a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, coming to ARBDA for treatment is a great first step toward minimizing the impact that RA has on your life. In this infographic, we’ve outlined a few other ways RA patients can help ease their symptoms.

Until very recently, receiving an RA diagnosis painted a rather hopeless picture of a patient’s future. Luckily, that’s simply not the case anymore. The key to successful treatment is to obtain clinical remission quickly and then continue to work closely with your rheumatologist to monitor and augment the specific plan that you developed with your ARBDA physician.

If you would like more information about rheumatoid arthritis or the many new treatment options that exist today – please contact our team at ARBDA today!