Champlain Valley Orthopedics
1436 Exchange Street
Middlebury, VT 05753
With time, the joints wear down and can cause bone-on-bone rubbing. This causes pain and, unless the joint is replaced, will continue to deteriorate.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory disease. The joints become red and inflamed, causing pain and deformity. RA affects more women than men and is treated with anti-inflammatories and pain relievers. Julie E. Adams and Scott P. Steinman. Arthroscopy for elbow arthritis. In Current Orthopedic Practice. March/April 2008. Vol. 19. No. 2. Pp. 191-196.
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