We are proud to announce that we now participate with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ)! Contact our offices for more information!
Menu 

Arthritis

Arthritis is inflammation of the joints that causes pain and restricts movement. Arthritis is caused by the breakdown of cartilage that normally protects the joint and facilitates smooth movement. Without cartilage, bones rub together, which creates inflammation, pain, and stiffness. There are a variety of different types of arthritis, but some common causes are autoimmune disease, broken bones, age-related wear and tear, and infection.

Symptoms

  • Pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Reduced ability to move the joint
  • Redness of the skin
  • Stiffness

Related News & Blogs

  • Dr. Patrick Buckley Discusses Rotator Cuff with Dr. Arthur Perry

    Dr. Patrick Buckley Discusses Rotator Cuff with Dr. Arthur Perry

    Dr. Patrick Buckley, orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at University Orthopaedic Associates, sat down with Dr. Arthur Perry on Dr. Perry’s popular radio segment What’s Your Wrinkle?® with Dr. Perry on 77 WABC Radio. In the segment, Dr. Buckley discusses all things rotator cuff, including: Anatomy and function of the rotator cuff Most common causes of

  • Understanding the Benefits of WALANT Surgery

    Understanding the Benefits of WALANT Surgery

    With advances in medicine changing every day, it’s no shock that science has come up with an alternative to hand surgery without the need for general anesthesia. Known as the wide-awake local anesthesia no tourniquet procedure—WALANT for short—this technique revolutionizes how hand and wrist surgeries are performed for conditions such as: Carpal tunnel syndrome De

  • Dr. Monica Advises How To Stay Injury Free This Baseball Season

    Dr. Monica Advises How To Stay Injury Free This Baseball Season

    As part of the UOA Continuum of Care, our very own Dr. James Monica  has created an informative presentation that advises parents how to keep children free from injury during baseball season. Check out this useful resource (including audio from the doctor himself) to prepare your little athlete this season.

Show All Posts
  • Contact Us

  • Make An Appointment

    Call our office to make an appointment or fill out our appointment request form.

    Somerset Office: 732-537-0909
    Mercer Office: 609-683-7800
    Monmouth Office: 732-938-6090
    Iselin Office: 732-853-8610
    Request An Appointment
Facebook Iconfacebook like buttonYouTube IconTwitter Icontwitter follow buttonFollow Us on Instagram!