EDUCATIONAL DVD AVAILABLE ON
“Treatment Options for
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS &
with Dr. Algis Jovaisas, Ottawa Hospital
Rheumatoid Arthritis or Ankylosing Spondylitis can be a debilitating diagnosis that
can severely impact quality of life yet many patients are unaware of the range of
treatment options that can reduce pain and inflammation. Your doctor is the best
medical resource for treatment options including NSAIDS, steroids and
biologics which can be administered through an IV at a clinic or self injected.
Complimentary therapies such as exercise, heat and cold and reducing strain can
also be an effective part of disease management.
“It’s very, very important that patients really feel comfortable with whatever choice
they do make,” says Algis Jovaisas, MD, a leading authority on RA and AS.
For an in-depth look at treatment options for RA and AS we speak with Rheumatologist
Algis Jovaisas, MD at Ottawa Hospital and meet a patient successfully being
treated for AS