Inflammatory joint conditions cause painful and swollen joints. The pain is normally worst in the mornings and may ease through the day. Any number of small (fingers and toes) and large (knees, hips and shoulders) can be affected. Some conditions cause back pain that is most severe overnight and in the morning.
Conditions treated by Dr Sammel include:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Inflammatory bowel disease arthritis
- Viral and post-infective (reactive) arthritis