ELDERSBURG ARTHRITIS, L.L.C. is a Rheumatology Practice with the mission to diagnose and treat the patients suffering from conditions like autoimmune inflammatory arthritis, acute infectious arthritis, degenerative arthritis, osteoporosis and other metabolic bone disorders.
A few facts have to be mentioned about arthritis and osteoporosis (according to Arthritis Foundation statistics):
- arthritis and other rheumatic conditions affect more than 47 million Americans;
- more than 21 million people in the US have osteoarthritis;
- 3.7 million have fibromyalgia and 2.1 million have rheumatoid arthritis;
- arthritis and associated conditions are the major cause of disability in the US with a total estimated cost of 2.5% of the gross national product (GNP).
The mission of our Practice is to provide a highly pertinent and fully reliable service to all patients with arthritis and associated conditions, including metabolic bone diseases like osteoporosis. This service includes an accurate diagnosis of different types of rheumatologic conditions; the best options to treat and monitor the treatment of this disease, as well as a complex evaluation of the response of the patient to these therapeutic options.
We have one of the best medical infrastructures to accomplish our mission and we are fully committed to a permanent update of our medical procedures, diagnostic capabilities and the latest scientifically proven therapeutic management for arthritis and osteoporosis.
We are working in a friendly environment, with the highest degree of medical technology and an up-dated, state-of-the-art infrastructure, including new computers and telephone systems. We are also working in a complex team with primary care physicians, orthopedic surgeons, podiatrists, physical and occupational therapists, nutritionists and pain management specialists to provide the best care and a complex approach to the challenging problems our patients face with their medical condition.