The orthopedic and rheumatology specialists at UMass Memorial Medical Center's Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center want to help people lead active lives. If you’re experiencing arthritis pain, joint swelling and stiffness that prevent you from enjoying your regular activities, we’re here to help — from an initial evaluation to understanding what’s causing your joint pain, through diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
If you need a hip replacement or a knee replacement, know that we have a nationally recognized joint replacement program. Learn more about our joint replacement program.
Arthritis and Joint Treatment in Central Massachusetts
Our treatment team includes top orthopedic surgeons who perform joint replacement surgery to treat joint pain, and physiatrists who specialize in the medical (nonsurgical) treatment of arthritis and other joint conditions. We also have an outstanding team of physical and occupational therapists to help you get back on your feet and back to your life as soon as possible.
In addition to arthritis care, we treat the full range of other rheumatic diseases, from common problems like lupus and gout to more complex autoimmune conditions. Learn more about our Rheumatology program.
If you have arthritis, you may experience the following symptoms:
- Joint stiffness
- Tenderness of the joint
Diagnosis and Treatment for Arthritis
For individuals suffering from arthritis and joint pain, our board-certified orthopedic and rheumatology specialists provide evaluations, consultations and treatments. To aid in making a rapid and accurate diagnosis, the hospital provides diagnostic imaging services through a state-of-the-art Diagnostic Imaging Center.
Joint Replacement Program
If you need a hip or knee replacement, we offer a highly rated joint replacement surgery program. Learn more about our joint replacement program.