Health & Science ARAPC
Washington Post – Health & Science By Sandra G. Boodman – June 30 Back to Articles > A fever gripped a woman every afternoon, only to slide back to normal while she …
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Patient Portal ARAPC
(8 days ago) Patient Portal Connect with your Doctor’s Office 24/7 Partner with our practice for better health The Patient Portal is a secure, confidential, and convenient Web site that provides easy communication with Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, P.C. It uses the latest encryption technology to deliver secure communication between patients and our office. Upon request, this Patient [.. Read the
Arthritis and Rehabilitation Patient Center ARAPC
(3 days ago) What to Expect You have just taken the first step toward improving your health. At Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates PC, we take pride in delivering exceptional care with the courtesy and respect you would expect. We know that there are choices in selecting a physician or healthcare service and look forward to being your choice. [.. Read the full article ..]
Back to Health
(3 days ago) By: David Borenstein, MD, MACR, MACP Low back pain is a complaint associated with 60 different illnesses. No single therapy works for all of these problems. The most common problems that people have are mechanical in origin. Mechanical disorders are associated with overuse of a structure like muscles, or changes associated with growing older. Many [.. Read the full article ..]
Our Physicians & Rheumatologists ARAPC
(3 days ago) Our Physicians Our physicians are technically proficient in diagnosing and absolutely compassionate in treating the broad range of rheumatological and musculoskeletal disorders. Each doctor’s extensive individual training, coupled with the collaboration and consultation with their ARA colleagues, contributes to a unique environment that assures patients receive the highest quality and most
Physician Consultation Services ARAPC
(1 days ago) Physician Consultation & Exam Whether you were referred by another healthcare provider for a consultation, or you are initiating a visit to see a rheumatologist, you will be scheduled for a new patient visit. Qualified & Dedicated Rheumatologists The rheumatologists at ARA are board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology by the American Board of Internal [.. Read the full article ..]
Rashes and Autoimmune Diseases
(5 days ago) By Rachel Kaiser, MD, MPH, FACR, FACR Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, P.C. Back to Educational Articles > Rashes and Autoimmune Diseases As rheumatologists, we often work with our colleagues in dermatology to diagnose and treat autoimmune diseases. Rashes can be seen in many of the diseases we treat including scleroderma, vasculitis, lupus and dermatomyositis. Lupus [.. Read …
Grant H. Louie, MD, MHS, FACR
(9 days ago) Grant H. Louie, MD, MHS, FACR Dr. Louie earned his B.A. degree in Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated medical school from Drexel University (formerly known as MCP Hahnemann University) in Philadelphia and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San [.. Read the full article ..]
Jeffrey A. Potter, MD, FACR
(8 days ago) Jeffrey A. Potter, MD, FACR Dr. Potter is a native of Fort Washington, MD, and attended Columbia University where he earned his B.A. degree in 2000 with dual majors in Pre-Medical Studies and Art History. In 2006 he graduated from Howard University College of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at Howard University Hospital [.. Read the full article ..]
David P. Wolfe, MD, FACR ARAPC
(5 days ago) From August 1999 – June 2002, Dr. Wolfe was employed by the Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility (Chinle Hospital), of the Navajo Area Indian Health Service. During that time he served as a staff physician as well as the Medical Director of the Outpatient Department, and as Project Manager for an Outpatient Redesign and Expansion project.
(3 days ago) Robert L. Rosenberg, MD, FACR, CCD Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, P.C. Back to Educational Articles > Osteoporosis – Who to Treat? The role of FRAX and the new NOF guidelines Since 1995 we have had effective FDA approved therapies to reduce the risk of osteoporotic fractures. Historically we have depended on the findings of osteoporosis by [.. Read the full article ..]
Stress and Autoimmune Diseases
(8 days ago) Perhaps this is because of the social stigma associated with mental health issues and a corresponding lack of funding. Perhaps if we had a better understanding of our emotions and better access to mental health care, we would be able to prevent, or at least better manage, certain stress-related diseases.
Rachel Kaiser, MD, MPH, FACP, FACR ARAPC
(4 days ago) In 2007, she received a Master of Public Health degree in epidemiology from the University of California, Berkeley and in 2008 she completed her Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), CA.
Paul J. DeMarco, MD, FACP, FACR ARAPC
(1 days ago) Paul J. DeMarco, M.D. earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, Washington, DC in 1986; he then earned his medical degree in 1990 from Georgetown University School of Medicine where he received a Naval Health Professional Scholarship.
Do you have Osteoporosis
(1 days ago) Angus B. Worthing, MD, FACR, FACP Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, P.C. Back to Educational Articles > Do you have Osteoporosis? What is osteoporosis? Does someone in your family have osteoporosis (thinning of the bones) or a history of hip fracture? According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, one in two women and one in four men over [.. Read the full article ..]
Daniel El-Bogdadi, MD FACR ARAPC
(9 days ago) Before joining Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, Dr. El-Bogdadi practiced rheumatology at both Augusta Health Medical Center and Sentara Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. While there, he also served on the Board of Directors of Augusta Medical Group.
Robert L. Rosenberg, MD, FACR, CCD ARAPC
(4 days ago) Rosenberg has also served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer for the United States Public Health Service at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, GA. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology and is proud of the recognition bestowed upon him by the medical community by being named an outstanding specialist
Insurance Participation List ARAPC
(8 days ago) Insurance ARA participates with Medicare and several other insurance plans. Participation varies as changes occur within the insurance industry. Please verify with our staff to confirm that we participate with your insurance plan. Please call the Business Office at 301-942-3126. Insurance Participation List AETNA Aetna HMO – referral required Aetna HMO Open Access – referral [.. Read the
Common Lab Tests ARAPC
(6 days ago) Common Lab Tests Common Lab Tests Ordered by Rheumatologists* *Positive results also can be seen in other conditions (such as infections) and even can be seen in healthy people. They are not necessarily specific for autoimmune disease and must, therefore, be interpreted in the context of the history and physical exam performed by your physician. Download [.. Read the full article ..]
(3 days ago) By Rachel Kaiser, MD, MPH, FACP, FACR, CCD Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, P.C. Back to Common Conditions > Osteoarthritis Introduction Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common causes of disability worldwide. OA can involve any joint but most commonly affects the hands, knees, hips and spine. Symptoms include pain in one or more [.. Read the full article ..]
Medication Refills Opioid ARAPC
(2 days ago) Medication Refill Medication management is an essential part of your health care. Your health depends on working with your team of physicians to ensure optimal care. It is the expectation of our practice that each patient take responsibility to assist with managing their prescription refills We ask our patients to monitor their prescription medication closely, [.. Read the full article ..]
Louisa S. Ziglar MD, FACR
(7 days ago) Louisa S. Ziglar, MD, FACR Dr. Ziglar earned her Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the State University of New York, Stony Brook where she majored in biochemistry and minored in philosophy. She was a scholar member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. She earned her medical degree at the State University of [.. Read the full article ..]
(9 days ago) The Center for Rheumatology and Bone Research Clinical Trials in Arthritis, Osteoporosis and Internal Medicine The Center for Rheumatology and Bone Research is a division of Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, P.C., a rheumatology practice. The Center was developed to give our patients access to the most recent therapies for the treatment of rheumatic diseases through [.. Read the full
Doctors in the News Rheumatologist ARAPC
(2 days ago) Health Central, Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis. May 2016. Dr. Evan Siegel chosen for Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis 2015 Treatment Recommendations for Psoriatic Arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatology – American College of Rheumatology
Adey Berhanu, MD, FACR, RhMSUS
(6 days ago) Adey A. Berhanu, MD, FACR, RhMSUS Dr. Berhanu was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She attended Stanford University where she earned a B.A. degree in human biology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Illinois School of Medicine and completed her residency in internal medicine at Loyola University in Chicago. She completed [.. Read the full article ..]
Maintaining Flexibility With Aging
(3 days ago) Exercising with others often increases one’s enjoyment of activity and provides motivation to stay active. In addition to decreasing the loss of flexibility, regular physical activity offers many other benefits for your general health, including decreased risk of heart disease and physical disabilities.
Rheumors Newsletter ARAPC
(8 days ago) Rheumor’s Newsletter To download our latest newsletter click ARA Newsletter. Newsletters are available in PDF format. Click Here to download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader. Sign up for our Rheumors Newsletter to receive informative health information and up-to-date ARA news. 2020 Fall 2020 ARA Welcomes Two New Physician to the Practice Navigating COVID-19 [.. Read the full article ..]
HIPPA Privacy Policies ARAPC
(6 days ago) Health Oversight Activities: Our practice may disclose your PHI to a health oversight agency for activities authorized by law. Oversight activities can include, for example, investigations, inspections, audits, surveys, licensure and disciplinary actions; civil, administrative, and criminal procedures or actions; or other activities necessary
Physical Therapy Success Stories & Testimonials
(4 days ago) We hope that these testimonials from individuals who have received treatment with our therapists provide you inspiration and encouragement. I came to ARA with left hip pain. After physical therapy I am without pain and delighted at the speed and completeness of my recovery. Matt Montag, Nicole, and Riell were very efficient and friendly. [.. Read the full article ..]
Common Lab Tests Ordered by Rheumatologists
(7 days ago) “PPD”); must be read by a health care professional 48-72 hours after placement; can be falsely positive in patients who have been vaccinated for tuberculosis with the BCG vaccine Interferon gamma release assays (IGRA) (e.g. Quantiferon Gold): a blood test for tuberculosis exposure that is not affected by BCG vaccination status
Osteoporosis -Not Just a Disease of the Elderly
(9 days ago) FRAX- In 2008, a World Health Organization (WHO) task force introduced a Fracture Risk Assessment Tool, FRAX which estimates the 10-year probability of hip fracture or major osteoporotic fractures combined (hip, spine, shoulder, or wrist) for an untreated woman or man using easily obtainable clinical risk factors for fracture.
(7 days ago) Back to Health . August 5, 2019 Posted by [email protected] By David Borenstein, MD, MACR, MACP By: David Borenstein, MD, MACR, MACP Low back pain is a complaint associated with 60 different illnesses. No single therapy works for all of these problems. The most common problems that people have are mechanical in origin.
Neil I. Stahl, MD, FACR
(4 days ago) Neil I. Stahl, MD, FACR Dr. Stahl, a native of New York City, has been practicing rheumatology in Fairfax County, Virginia for 41 years. He completed his undergraduate and medical school education in the six-year medical program at Boston University where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a magna cum laude graduate. [.. Read the full article ..]
Wellness Programs Arthritis Rehabilitation ARAPC
(9 days ago) Wellness Programs Maintaining Mobility and Preserving Independence About the Wellness Program The Wellness Program at Arthritis & Rehabilitation Therapy Services (ARTS) is an extension of the program we offer to patients who have been prescribed a course of physical therapy as part of a medical …
When Rheumatologists Use Corticosteroids in Rheumatoid
(3 days ago) Paul DeMarco, MD, FACP, FACR Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, P.C. Back to Articles > When Rheumatologists Use Corticosteroids in Rheumatoid Arthritis The use of corticosteroids in the management of rheumatoid arthritis dates back to 1948 when Philip Hench, MD, first used them at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Hench received the Nobel Prize in Medicine for [.. Read the full article ..]
Foot Pain & Inflammation
(5 days ago) Foot Pain & Inflammation By Daniel El-Bogdadi, MD, FACR Most foot pain is usually due to degenerative (wear and tear) arthritis or mechanical pain (overuse, poor foot biomechanics, muscle imbalances, poor training techniques or incorrect footwear). However, you should be aware that another common cause of foot pain could be due to an inflammation. Often [.. Read the full article ..]
Washington Update- What's New: The Trump Admin. Released
(6 days ago) The administration also requested input from stakeholders like doctors and patients. Before I get into the drug price issue, though, here’s an update from the larger federal government perspective on health care, from my vantage point as volunteer Chair of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Government Affairs Committee. Washington Update
Sleep Hygiene Strategies
(3 days ago) The health benefits of quality sleep, and risks associated with sleep deprivation, are wide-ranging and well-understood, and we cherish that feeling of rejuvenation after a night of productive sleep. Yet, for many, a good night’s sleep is hard to come by, and we often …
Physical Therapy Archives
(4 days ago) Back to Health . August 5, 2019 Posted by [email protected] By David Borenstein, MD, MACR, MACP By: David Borenstein, MD, MACR, MACP Low back pain is a complaint associated with 60 different illnesses. No single therapy works for all of these problems. The most common problems that people have are mechanical in origin.
(6 days ago) Back to Health . August 5, 2019 Posted by [email protected] By David Borenstein, MD, MACR, MACP By: David Borenstein, MD, MACR, MACP Low back pain is a complaint associated with 60 different illnesses. No single therapy works for all of these problems. The most common problems that people have are mechanical in origin.
(1 days ago) Joshua P. Costa received his B.A. at Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY in 2002 where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Golden Key and Sigma Beta honor societies and a Magnum Cum Laude graduate. He earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Stony Brook University School of Health Technology and Management.
(8 days ago) Evan L. Siegel, MD, FACR Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, P.C. Back to Common Conditions > Psoriatic Arthritis Psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis Psoriasis is a common skin condition that affects 1-2 percent of the population, causing chronic, well- defined, red, sometimes itchy patches on the skin, with a superimposed silvery scale. Approximately one third of patients with [.. Read the
Our Staff ARAPC
(7 days ago) She received a Bachelor of Health Science degree with a minor in Spanish from Quinnipiac University. She then went on to achieve her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University. As a physical therapist, Sarah has acquired clinical experience in outpatient, …
Educational Resources ARAPC
(6 days ago) Educational Resource Links Knowledge is your key to success We believe that knowledge is very important to the success of your healthcare treatment. Please utilize and review any of the following links to educational information sites that may be of benefit in learning more about your musculoskeletal and rheumatological disease or condition. Patient and [.. Read the full article ..]
Glucosamine and Chondroitin Supplements
(4 days ago) Justin Peng, MD, FACR Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, PC Back to Articles> Glucosamine and Chondroitin Supplements Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and ls often referred to as degenerative disease because it is caused by the breakdown of cartilage. In a healthy joint, the ends of the bones are covered with smooth and [.. Read the full article ..]
FM – Turn Down the Volume
(2 days ago) Medication that is managed by a health care provider can include analgesics, antidepressants, and anti-seizure drugs. Exercise should consist of a gentle program incorporating stretching, strengthening and aerobic activity with a gradual progression. Stress management can include coping skills and strategies: pacing oneself by modifying a
(2 days ago) The health benefits of quality sleep, and risks associated with sleep deprivation, are wide-ranging and well-understood, and we cherish that feeling of rejuvenation after a night of productive sleep. Yet, for many, a good night’s sleep is hard to come by, and we often …
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(1 days ago) The health benefits of quality sleep, and risks associated with sleep deprivation, are wide-ranging and well-understood, and we cherish that feeling of rejuvenation after a night of productive sleep. Yet, for many, a good night’s sleep is hard to come by, and we often …