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Joint Osteoarthritis

Joint Osteoarthritis Treatment at Ramos Center

Common questions asked by patients: Does walking worsen osteoarthritis? Does cold weather affect osteoarthritis? What vitamins should you take for osteoarthritis? What is end stage osteoarthritis? How do you stop osteoarthritis from progressing?

Contact Ramos Center today. We serve patients from Bradenton FL, Sarasota FL, Palmetto FL, Laurel FL, Venice FL, Englewood FL, Memphis FL, Cortez FL, Port Charlotte FL and Dunedin FL.

Joint Osteoarthritis Treatment Near Me Bradenton FL, Sarasota FL, Venice FL,     Englewood FL, Port Charlotte FL, Dunedin FL and St. Petersburg, FL
Joint Osteoarthritis Treatment Near Me Bradenton FL, Sarasota FL, Venice FL,     Englewood FL, Port Charlotte FL, Dunedin FL and St. Petersburg, FL

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What is Joint Osteoarthritis?
What are some treatments of Joint Osteoarthritis?

What is Joint Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis, commonly known as wear and tear arthritis, is the most common type of arthritis. It is associated with a breakdown of cartilage in joints and can occur in almost any joint in the body. It commonly occurs in the weight-bearing joints of the hips, knees, and spine

Medications, physical therapy, and sometimes interventions can help reduce pain and maintain joint movement.
Cartilage is a firm, rubbery material that covers the ends of bones in normal joints. Its main function is to reduce friction in the joints and serve as a “shock absorber.” The shock-absorbing quality of normal cartilage comes from its ability to change shape when compressed (flattened or pressed together).

Osteoarthritis causes the cartilage in a joint to become stiff and lose its elasticity, making it more susceptible to damage. Over time, the cartilage may wear away in some areas, greatly decreasing its ability to act as a shock absorber. As the cartilage deteriorates, tendons and ligaments stretch, causing pain. If the condition worsens, the bones could rub against each other.

What are some treatments of Joint Osteoarthritis?

At the Ramos Center we offer multiple treatments for osteoarthritis. We always want to start with the most conservative treatments first, such as physical therapy, behavioral health, or clinical hypnotherapy. Interventional treatments would include injections and radiofrequency ablations. Your provider will go over different treatment options with you and figure out what the best step is for you depending on your pain type and anatomy.


Hip Joint Groin Pain
Knee Pain
Ankle Pain
Foot Pain
Shoulder Pain
Elbow Pain
Wrist Pain
Hand Pain
Pain After Car Accident
Pain After Work Injury
Radiofrequency Ablation of Other Nerves
Sacro-Coccygeal Joint Injection
Tendon Sheath Injections
PRP Injections
Sacroiliac Joint Injections
Genicular Nerve Radiofrequency
Femoral and Obturator Nerve Joint Branches Radiofrequency
Greater Trochanteric Bursa Hip Injection
Intra Joint, Intra-Articular Injections
Clinical Hypnotherapy
Behavioral Health
Physical Therapy

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Our Locations


  • 100 3rd Ave. West Suite 210 Bradenton, FL 34205
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  • 5959 Central Ave Suite 101, St. Petersburg, FL 33710
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  • 1370 East Venice Ave. Suite 104 Venice, FL 34285
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  • 2061 Englewood Rd, Suite 2A, Englewood, FL 34223
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Port Charlotte


  • 646 Virginia St, Suite 701, Dunedin, FL 34698
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