Rheumatologists on the medical staff at Carrollton Regional Medical Center 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.
Some of the conditions treated by a rheumatologist include:
Arthralgias and myalgias
Connective tissue disorders
Rheumatoid Arthritis (including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis)
Depending on your condition, some common treatment options include:
Joint aspirations and injections
IV infusion therapy