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.

Apr 19, 2017

Live Well: Helpful Tips for Healthy Joints

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  Spring is officially upon us here in Wilmington, NC. Unfortunately for joint pain sufferers, this time of year isn’t always enjoyable because of constant pain and discomfort. Long walks on the beach or wandering around the Farmers Market may not be feasible for someone dealing with joint pain. Our joints endure a lot stress […]

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Mar 15, 2017

Defining the Relationship Between Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis

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  Our physicians at Carolina Arthritis Associates come across this frequent question quite often: “Do I have osteoarthritis or osteoporosis?” Although osteoporosis and osteoarthritis sound similar, these two bone conditions are actually quite different. In this post, we’ll explain the key differences between this “osteo” mix-up. Let’s Break It Down The term “osteo” means bone, […]

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Mar 8, 2017

Ease Arthritis Pain through Meditation

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Amid the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it is so important (and often ignored) to take a moment to ourselves where we can stop, breathe, gather our thoughts, focus, and just be still. It seems that as our schedules get busier and our stresses grow stronger, we forget the importance of taking time to take […]

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