Type of Physician: Rheumatologist
What is a Rheumatologist? A subspecialty certification by the Board of Internal Medicine; practitioners treat diseases of the joints, muscles, bones, and tendons. The rheumatologist diagnoses and treats arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries, etc. The rheumatologist may work closely with other specialists such as orthopaedic surgeons and physical therapists.
Rheumatologist Doctors in Joplin, MO
SAPHO syndrome facts
- SAPHO syndrome is a chronic disorder that involves the skin, bone, and joints.
- SAPHO is an acronym for the combination of synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis.
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Emergency Contact for Joplin
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