As a subspecialty of internal medicine, rheumatology focuses on arthritis, immune disorders of muscles, connective tissue diseases, and a variety of soft tissue inflammatory conditions. Rheumatologists receive postgraduate training to diagnosis and treat arthritis and other diseases of the joints, muscles and bones including:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Autoimmune disease
- Soft tissue rheumatism
- Back pain
Rheumatological disorders range from painful to disabling. Proper care and treatment can make a significant difference in the quality of life for those living with these conditions.
BayCare Health System has physicians available throughout the Tampa Bay area who provide the highest quality of care for those suffering with arthritis or other diseases of the joints, muscles and bones.
For more information, call (877) 692-2922 or find a doctor near you.