Overview of Rheumatology
Rheumatologists on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Health study and treat arthritis and other joint, muscle and bone diseases. People see rheumatologists for a variety of reasons; the most common reasons include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, fibromyalgia and tendonitis.
Rheumatology Conditions Treated
Some of the conditions treated by a rheumatologist include:
Depending on your condition, some common treatment options include:
- Physical therapy
- Joint aspirations and injections
- IV infusion therapy