Arthritis Clinics Waukesha WI

Local resource for arthritis clinics in Waukesha. Includes detailed information on local clinics that provide access to arthritis treatment, as well as advice and content on what arthritis is, how it affects the joints and cartilage in your body, and what you can do to avoid or ease arthritis pain.

Jill Catherine Costello, MD
(414) 456-6800
N27W26059 Steeplechase Dr
Pewaukee, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1999

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Dr.Larry Pearson
(262) 785-0777
601 North Barker Road
Brookfield, WI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi
Year of Graduation: 1975
Speciality
Rheumatologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Mark Edward Pearson, MD
(262) 785-0777
601 N Barker Rd
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1982

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Jazibeh Aleem Qureshi, MD
(262) 784-0935
1090 Links Ct Apt 5
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Aga Khan Med Coll, Aga Khan Univ, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1995

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Roxabella D Torres, MD
(414) 328-8747
2424 S 90th St Ste 302
West Allis, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1999

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Larry Charles Pearson, MD
(262) 785-0777
601 N Barker Rd
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dr.Mark Pearson
(262) 785-0777
601 N Barker Rd # 110
Brookfield, WI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Rheumatologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.5, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Douglas John Hempel, MD
601 N Barker Rd
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1998

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Judyann C Olson, MD
(414) 266-6700
9000 W Wisconsin Ave CHW Office Bldg MS#786B
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1979

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Jill C Costello
(414) 805-3666
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Rheumatology

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Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip

In order to understand this condition it is important to understand the anatomy and function of the hip. Please read Hip Pain Info's section on the anatomy of the hip .

The word arthritis means inflammation (swelling) of a joint. There are many different types of arthritis but there are two main categories: inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis in the hip. In osteoarthritis the inflammation of the hip is due to wearing away of the smooth coating (the articular cartilage) that covers the surfaces of the bones inside the hip.

Inflammatory arthritis is different than osteoarthritis. In inflammatory arthritis, the joint lining becomes inflamed and this irritates the joint. Unfortunately, someone with an inflammatory arthritis that involves the hip is at risk of eventually developing osteoarthritis of the hip.

Two common types of inflammatory arthritis that affect the hip are Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis.

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a disease of the immune system. Multiple joints on both sides of the body can be affected at the same time.

Ankylosing Spondylitis is a disease that results in chronic (long standing) inflammation of the spine and the sacroiliac joint (where the spine and the pelvis attach). Ankylosing Spondylitis can cause inflammation in other joints including the hip joint.

The treatment of inflammatory arthritis of the hip depends on the type and the severity. Most types of tre...

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Osteoarthritis of the Hip

What is osteoarthritis?

The word arthritis means inflammation (swelling) of a joint. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and results in the joint "wearing out" over time. For this reason, osteoarthritis is also called "wear and tear" arthritis.

What is osteoarthritis of the hip?

Articular cartilage covers the surface of the bones inside the hip. Articular cartilage is very smooth and it also cushions the joint surfaces. Over time the articular cartilage can thin or form cracks. Tiny pieces of cartilage may come loose, float inside the hip and irritate the joint. In some cases the cartilage can become completely "worn away" and the bones begin to rub together.

What does osteoarthritis of the hip feel like?

Osteoarthritis usually comes on slowly and results in pain and stiffness in the hip. Sometimes pain is felt further down the leg. Osteoarthritis does not always cause pain. The hip can have a mild amount of osteoarthritis and feel perfectly fine.

How is osteoarthritis of the hip detected?

Most types of treatment for osteoarthritis of the hip work best when started early, before there is a lot of "wear and tear". For this reason establishing a correct diagnosis is very important. In most cases osteoarthritis of the hip can be diagnosed based on the medical history, physical examination and an x-ray of the affected hip.

What causes osteoarthritis of the hip?

No one knows for sure what causes osteoarthritis of the hip to develop but some risk factors include:

  • Increasing age
  • Family history of osteoarthritis
  • Previous hip injury or fracture (broken bone)
  • Damage to the hip from another type of arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout
  • Being overweight

What is the treatment for osteoarthritis of the hip?

Every osteoarthritic hip is different. There should be a team approach to treatment. Treatment options include exercises to improve range of motion and strength, medications to relieve pain and swelling, education on activity modification, weight loss, injections and in some cases surgery. Doctors and Physical Therapists that deal with people that have osteoarthritis can help outline a treatment program.

Is there a cure for osteoarthritis of the hip?

A lot can be done to help people who have osteoarthritis ...

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