The Orthopedic Center, under the supervision of ., offers IV Infusion therapy to patients with chronic conditions such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Psoriasis, AnkylosingSondylitis, Ulcerative Colitis, and Crohns.
Only a physician can recommend IV Infusion therapy as a course of treatment after checking your health condition. Once this assessment has been made the actual infusion process is simple. Drugs used include , , and
A nurse will check your blood pressure, pulse, and temperature before they begin your infusion. The nurse will insert a narrow IV needle into your arm after you have been comfortably seated. You may feel a slight pinching sensation when the IV is being place, but only for a second. The infusion will begin and a nurse will monitor you at regular intervals. During this time, you can relax, read a book, watch TV or listen to music.
Drug companies offer patient financial assistance programs such as for Remicade patients, for Rituximab patients, and the for Orencia patients.