Arthritis Orthopedic Specialists of South Florida


About 1 in 5 people living in the United States has at least one joint with arthritis signs or symptoms - about half are under the age of 50.

This orthopedic condition limits fine motor activities like threading a needle or tying a shoelace. Arthritis can occur in multiple areas, and an individual arthritis sufferer can have multiple arthritis causes. Arthritis of the hand and wrist is one of the more common cases orthopedic conditions.

Rheumatoid arthritis, is a specific form of arthritis and it is distinguished by its common occurrence in both sides of the body, in multiple locations. Someone with orthopedic rheumatoid arthritis, for example, will likely have symptoms in the hands, feet, hips, knees and elbows.

Joint pain is the most common arthritis symptom. Additionally, it is commonly accompanied by a dull or burning sensation that occurs after increased use. Morning pain and stiffness are also typical arthritis symptoms. Moreover, many people with arthritis complain of increased joint pain with rainy weather.