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.

Mar 11, 2020

Managing Psoriatic Arthritis Flares

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Not everyone with psoriatic arthritis will have the same experience. However, just about everyone who has psoriatic arthritis has flare-ups or “flares,” which is when symptoms are more severe than usual. Psoriatic arthritis flares can affect the skin, joints, or back. Knowing what triggers flares and understanding early warning signs is key to managing them. […]

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Mar 9, 2020

Seven Tips for Exercising on the Couch

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Sometimes our bodies hold us back from a major workout, and that’s OK. If you’re struggling with staying active, some simple couch exercises may be the way to go. Start by working on strengthening and stretching from the comfort of your couch until you are ready to take the next step. Check with your physician first. […]

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Feb 12, 2020

7 Tips for a Healthier Life 

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If you have arthritis, limitations caused by chronic pain and fatigue can diminish your quality of life. So much energy is consumed just trying to minimize or circumvent pain that your life ends up being solely about surviving. However, those general and uninspiring goals do not help you get the most out of life. It […]

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