Clinical Research

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Carolina Arthritis is a frequent participant in clinical trials to identify new, more effective ways to treat the more than 100 forms of arthritis that afflict millions of Americans.

These trials insure our physicians remain at the forefront of this rapidly changing field of medicine and enable us to offer the most up-to-date treatments available.

The physicians at Carolina Arthritis are conducting several clinical trials for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and gout. A consultation with our full time research coordinator may be scheduled if you are interested in learning more about currently enrolling trials.  Please contact us for more information.

Feb 14, 2018

How to Choose a Rheumatologist

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If you have aches and pains in your joints and bones it’s time to consider consulting a rheumatologist. Choosing a rheumatologist may end up being one of the most important health decisions you will make. You will rely on their expertise and knowledge and you will work closely with them to identify any issues and […]

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Feb 8, 2018

Reclaim: 6 Tips for Sleeping Better with Arthritis

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Was getting more sleep part of your resolutions for the new year? Even with the best of intentions and a strict sleep plan, sleeping comfortably with arthritis can be more difficult that you imagined. Unfortunately, poor sleep habits can exacerbate your symptoms, which creates a vicious cycle of pain and lack of sleep. Because of […]

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Jan 12, 2018

You’re Not Alone! Why Arthritis Support Groups are Important

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  Support groups can be beneficial to many people living with chronic diseases such as arthritis. Studies have proven that arthritis support groups can improve moods, provide coping skills, reduce pain, and provide a reprieve from negative emotions. While it may be difficult to admit we need support, it is important that people who suffer from […]

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