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.

Sep 16, 2019

Seven Tips for Coping with Arthritis Flares

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If you have arthritis, you are all too familiar with these feelings: stiff, swollen joints, overwhelming fatigue. This magnification of symptoms is called a flare, and they can happen to anyone with arthritis. What triggers a flare is not clear, but by working with your doctor, you can manage the pain and fatigue and keep […]

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Sep 9, 2019

Arthritis Dos and Don’ts

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Arthritis Dos and Don’ts There is a lot of advice about how to ease arthritis pain and stiffness with exercise, medication, and stress reduction. But how do you know what will work for you? Take charge of your diagnosis by following these simple dos and don’ts. As a result, you can enjoy life more and […]

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Aug 16, 2019

Five Common Exercise Hurdles with Arthritis and How to Overcome Them

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Exercise plays a key role in managing arthritis symptoms. Unfortunately, starting and maintaining an exercise program when you have arthritis isn’t that simple. Here are five ideas to help you overcome those common exercise hurdles. Pain. If pain is holding you back from being active, take a nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory over-the-counter pain reliever before you exercise. […]

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