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Rheumatology

Rheumatology is a subspecialty of internal medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that cause pain or inflammation of the joints, muscles, or fibrous tissues. The rheumatologist primarily deals with the treatment of problems in the joints and conditions of related connective tissues.

Rheumatic diseases treated include:

  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • lupus
  • vasculitis
  • scleroderma
  • inflammatory myopathies
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • psoriatic arthritis
  • gout
  • osteoarthritis
  • fibromyalgia

Procedures include:

  • joint injections and aspirations
  • tender point injections
  • trigger point injections
  • infusion therapies

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