Rehabilitation Treatments & Conditions

American College of Rheumatology

Address:

2200 Lake Boulevard NE

Atlanta, GA 30319

Phone:

1-404-633-3777

Description of services provided:

This site has fact sheets about various arthritic conditions, as well as information on recent research and upcoming conferences. There are also fact sheets offering descriptions of the roles played by various healthcare team members. You can access a listing of members by geographic area.

Arthritis Foundation

Address:

1330 West Peachtree St.

Suite 100

Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone:

404-872-7100

1-800-568-4045

Internet Address:

http://www.arthritis.org

Description of services provided:

Look here for a wealth of information about types of arthritis, information on various treatments, support group information, and lots of tips for living with arthritis. You can read the latest issue of the organization's magazine Arthritis Today or join a group called “Connect and Control,” which will help devise an exercise plan for you. You can read message boards and essays from people meeting the challenges of living with arthritis. Details of recent research studies are available. Link to the local office of the Arthritis Foundation in your community to get referrals to specialists.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Address:

1 AMS Circle

Bethesda, MD 20892-0001

Phone:

1-301-495-4484

877-226-4267

Email:

niamsinfo@mail.nih.gov

Internet Address:

http://www.niams.nih.gov

Description of services provided:

This website offers detailed information about osteoarthritis, as well as other types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases, and skin and muscle disorders; news releases and recent research findings; information on research initiatives and on studies that are accepting patients as subjects.

Last reviewed May 2014 by Michael Woods, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.