Arthritis and Joint Replacement  

The arthritis and joint replacement service specializes in the care of adult patients with arthritic disorders of the hip, knee, and shoulder.  

Arthritis and Joint Replacement Service
900blakewilburdr-stanford
450 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650-498-7555 Getting Here
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450 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650-498-7555 Getting Here
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Care and Treatment of Arthritis

Conditions Treated

Commonly treated conditions include:

Ankylosing spondylitis

A type of arthritis that affects the spine, causing inflammation of the spine and large joints, resulting in stiffness and pain. 

Arthritis

A group of diseases and conditions that may cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints and other supporting body structures, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bones. 

Avascular necrosis

A condition caused by loss of blood to the bone the leads the bone to die and eventually collapse, if not treated. Commonly occurs in the upper leg, arm, knees, shoulders, and ankles.

Bursitis

Swelling and irritation of a bursa, a fluid-filled sac, typically impacting the knee, shoulder or hip, that acts as a cushion between muscles, tendons, and joints.

Fibromyalgia

A chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in localized areas.

Gout

A type of inflammatory arthritis that typically starts in the joints of the big toe and is characterized by sudden attacks of intense pain, swelling, and redness in joints or soft tissues.

Hip problems/injuries

A range of conditions in which the hip becomes inflamed or injured due to overuse or certain activities.

Infectious arthritis

An infection in the joint (synovial) fluid and joint tissues, often due to an injection, surgery, or injury.

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

A form of arthritis in children ages 15 or younger that causes inflammation and stiffness of joints and can affect bone development in young children.

Knee ligament injuries

Often the result of an injury or a sudden movement that strains the knee, causing pain, swelling, and difficulty in walking.

Low back pain

Pain in the lower back which can range from mild, dull, annoying pain to persistent, severe, disabling pain and can restrict mobility and interfere with normal functioning.

Lupus

An autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the body's cells and tissue, resulting in widespread, chronic inflammation and tissue damage.

Lyme disease

A multi-stage, multi-system bacterial infection caused by bacteria, commonly from a tick bite.

Osteoarthritis

The most common form of arthritis, this chronic, degenerative joint disease is characterized by the breakdown of joint cartilage. Although it can occur in any joint, usually it affects the hands, knees, hips, or spine.

Psoriatic arthritis

A form of arthritis associated with psoriasis, a chronic skin and nail disease characterized by red, scaly rashes and thick, pitted fingernails.

Reactive arthritis (Reiters Syndrome)

A type of arthritis that occurs as a reaction to an infection somewhere in the body.

Rheumatoid arthritis

A chronic, autoimmune disease characterized by painful and stiff joints on both sides of the body that may become enlarged and deformed.

Tendonitis (general)

Inflammation of a tendon (the tough cords of tissue that connect muscles to bones), usually caused by overuse or injury.

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

For Patients

PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT

Bring your completed New Patient Questionnaire to your appointment.

Phone: 650-498-7555

Fax: 650-721-3422

International Patients
Phone: +1 650-723-8561
Email: IMS@stanfordmed.org

Call us to make an appointment

650-498-7555

For Health Care Professionals

PHYSICIAN HELPLINE

Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.

HOW TO REFER

Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.

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