Bellin Health's Rheumatology team, including doctors, nurses and support staff, will assist you with diagnosing and treating your condition. Our team cares for individuals with musculoskeletal system diseases, including arthritis, gout, connective tissue diseases, vasculitis and other diseases of the bones and joints. The team uses new methods and works with a modern center to treat patients and provide various treatment options.
Arthritis is a common condition that affects many people. It causes joint pain, which can be constant and make it hard to do daily activities. Arthritis can also make it difficult to move a joint or multiple joints. Inflammation is another symptom, which can cause swelling, redness and warmth in the affected area.
It is important to note that arthritis can affect any joint in the body, including the hands, knees, hips and spine. Early intervention can help manage symptoms, reduce inflammation and improve overall joint function. With the right care and support, individuals with arthritis can lead fulfilling lives and maintain their mobility for years to come.
At Bellin Health, we specialize in managing a range of diseases and conditions related to arthritis.
Diseases and conditions we manage:
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Autoimmune systemic connective tissue diseases
- Giant cell arteritis
- Gout, pseudogout
- Joint pain, joint swelling
- Mixed connective tissue disease
- Polymyalgia rheumatica
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Sjogren's syndrome
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
Common symptoms of arthritis include:
- Inflammation in a joint or affected area
- Joint pain
- Loss of motion in a joint or joints
- Swelling, redness and warmth in a joint
Our diagnostic and therapeutic procedures include:
- Musculoskeletal ultrasound
- Synovial fluid analysis