Rheumatology (Muscles/Joints)
Rheumatology

Specialists in rheumatology diagnose and treat more than 100 disorders that affect the joints, muscles and bones. Examples of these are:

  • Rheumatic diseases (including rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Back pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Gout

Both children and adults can be affected by these disease processes. Common symptoms which may prompt a visit to a rheumatologist are joint swelling, pain in and around joints that lasts more than a few days, and joint stiffness. A medical history and physical along with blood tests and X-rays are used to diagnose rheumatic diseases.

Treatment can include the use of medications and may involve other health care providers such as physical and occupational therapists, orthopedic surgeons, podiatrists and occupational medicine specialists. Education is critical in understanding these diseases.

Call 715-537-6747.

 

Contact Us

Hospital and Clinic
715-537-3186
877-709-0797 (toll-free)

715-537-6747 (appointments)

Where to Find Us

Hospital and Clinic
1222 E. Woodland Ave.
Barron, WI 54812