Rheumatology

Rheumatology is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic disease, the most common of which is arthritis. Rheumatic disease can affect the joints, connective tissues and organs, and can cause inflammation, swelling and pain in the joints or muscles.Physicians Regional provides expert diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of rheumatic conditions, including:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Connective tissue diseases
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Lupus
  • Osteoporosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren's Syndrome

Multidisciplinary care for rheumatic conditions

We take a multidisciplinary approach to manage the symptoms of rheumatic disease. Our primary care doctors and rheumatologists often work collaboratively with other specialists to treat rheumatic conditions, including:

  • Nurses and nurse practitioners
  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Pain management specialists

Clinical Trials

Physicians Regional conducts a variety of clinical trials related to Rheumatology. Clinical trials are crucial to discovering more effective treatments and saving the lives of patients. Physicians Regional’s specialists investigate the efficacy of new medications and devices to treat rheumatic disease.

What Trials Are Currently Being Conducted?

Physicians Regional Medical Group is currently conducting the following research studies:

  • Arthritis:
    If you take pain medication for arthritis, you may qualify.

Please ask your doctor for more information or call (239) 304-4791.

Rheumatology