Rheumatology

A rheumatologist is a physician who specializes in the treatment of arthritis and other rheumatic diseases that may affect joints, muscles, bones, skin, and other tissues. 

Whether you’re facing an autoimmune disorder, arthritis, or fibromyalgia, our rheumatic specialist can help to restore mobility and function, improving your overall quality of life.

Conditions Treated:

The common diseases treated by rheumatologists include:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Lupus
  • Musculoskeletal pain disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus
  • Vasculitis

Treatment Options:

As complex disorders, rheumatic conditions require specialized treatment. To help you maintain your function and well-being, our team offers a variety of medications and therapies up to and including surgery.

Some treatment options include:

  • Comprehensive diagnostic resources including bone densitometry, lab testing, and diagnostic imaging
  • Infusion services to treat conditions such as lupus, osteoporosis, and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Assistive devices
  • Guidance on lifestyle modifications
  • Rehabilitation therapy
  • Exercise
  • Nutrition/dietary counseling

When surgery is indicated, we provide a referral to orthopaedic surgeons or other appropriate
surgical specialists.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 570-768-4646.

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