Clinical Research


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.

Mar 16, 2018

The Potential Link between Seasonal Allergies and Rheumatoid Arthritis


Spring is in the air! Unfortunately, it’s full of allergens too. For those who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), this can be a problem. Experts are beginning to notice a potential connection between seasonal allergies and rheumatoid arthritis. As we are in the thick of pollen season here in Southeastern North Carolina, this theory is […]

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Mar 2, 2018

Reconnect: Taking the Pain and Stress out of Travel


Believe it or not, spring break is right around the corner. With warmer weather comes travel plans, and unfortunately the stress and anxieties that accompany traveling. These worries and stresses can increase joint pain and ultimately add to an arthritis patient’s discomfort. Our world is too beautiful to leave it unexplored, so whether it’s a […]

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Feb 14, 2018

How to Choose a Rheumatologist


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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