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Rheumatology is the study of inflammatory diseases of the joints, muscles, and ligaments. A rheumatologist has specialized and treats arthritis and many other conditions, including tendon issues, muscle injuries and rare, inherited disorders.

If you are suffering with arthritis, dermatomyositis, gout, lupus, Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, low back pain, tennis or golfer’s elbow, osteoporosis, or any of the over 200 diseases that can be helped by a rheumatologist, ask your Primary Care Provider for a referral today.

James VanDeWall, MD

Josephine Raab, NP