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Conditions & Treatments

Conditions Treated

Our Board-Certified Rheumatologist and supporting providers specialize in the treatment and management of conditions such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Gout, Osteoporosis and Lupus.

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and typically affects the joints in the hand, spine , knee or hips. Common symptoms are joint pain and limited range of motion.

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the joints causing swelling , pain and stiffness. Symptoms may include nodules in the skin, swollen joints , morning stiffness and fatigue. Treatments may vary depending on the severity of the condition at the time of the diagnosis and may include oral medications, injections or infusions.

Gout is a type of arthritis that occurs due to an accumulation of uric acid which most commonly affects the big toe. Symptoms may include redness, swelling of the affected area and warmth around the joints. Gout flares can be managed effectively potentially reducing the effect on the affected joint.

Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)  is an autoimmune disease with systemic inflammatory manifestations . Most common symptoms may include fatigue, alopecia (loss of hair unexplained), butterfly rash and sensitivity to light. Although these are common manifestations the presentation can be very pain specific and should be evaluated by a Rheumatologist with priority.

Osteoporosis a condition where the bone weakens making it more susceptible for fractures. The condition is typically treated with injection, oral medications or IV therapy.

Scleroderma a group of diseases causing hardening and tightening of skin and connective tissues. It occurs due to over production of the protein called collagen in the skin tissues. Early diagnosis is key to identify potential treatment options.

Wegener’s Granulomatosis a rare autoimmune multisystem disease, which causes inflammation of blood vessels in nose, sinuses, throat, lungs and kidneys. This causes nose bleeds, cough with bloody phlegm, shortness of breath, weight loss, blood in urine, night sweats, and fever.

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