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Rheumatology is a branch of medicine that diagnoses and treats rheumatic diseases.
Rheumatic diseases are conditions characterized by pain and inflammation in the muscles, joints, and tissues. A medical doctor that specializes in Rheumatology is called a Rheumatologist.
Rheumatologist diagnoses conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system and systemic autoimmune diseases. Some common conditions are gout, arthritis, lupus, and chronic back pain. Treatments options they may recommend are medications, physical therapy, and joint and tendon injections, just to name a few.
Autoimmune conditions can be more complex and difficult to diagnose. Several office visits and other referrals to additional specialists may be needed to determine the underlying problems. Some common
Autoimmune conditions are lupus, multiple sclerosis (MS), and Ankylosing spondylitis (inflammatory arthritis of the spine and large joints).