Rheumatic disease affects joints, muscles, tendons, and bones. It can cause pain, stiffness, swelling (inflammation), and deformity. There are many different types of rheumatic disease. Some, like osteoarthritis, are caused by simple wear and tear, over time, as we age. Other conditions, like lupus, are autoimmune disorders. For some unknown reason, the body’s immune system attacks, instead of protects, its own cells.
Our rheumatologists are experts at treating all types of rheumatic conditions. Some of the most common ones include:
- Lupus erythematosus
- Lyme disease
We understand that rheumatic disease can make everyday tasks painful and difficult. We can create the best treatment plan for you, and help improve your quality of life.