Rheumatologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disease and systemic autoimmune conditions known as rheumatic diseases. These diseases can affect the muscles, bones, and joints causing pain, swelling, stiffness and deformity. Many of these diseases are not easily identified early on, but some disorders respond best to treatment in the early stages. The provider will work with patients on a treatment plan that fits their needs.
Rheumatologists provide specialized care for patients with:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Autoimmune diseases
- Psoriatic Arthritis