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Arthritis Care & Rheumatology

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Turn to a rheumatologist at Virginia Hospital Center to help you manage conditions affecting your autoimmune system, joints and muscles. 

What’s a Rheumatologist?

A rheumatologist is a doctor with specialized training in diagnosing and treating conditions that cause aches, pain, swelling and stiffness in your body. 

Rheumatic and autoimmune system conditions are complex to manage and treat. Your care may require your rheumatologist to consult other specialty doctors. Rest assured, your doctors will work together to provide you with the best possible care. 

Conditions We Treat

Find care at Virginia Hospital Center for conditions such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Services & Treatments

woman holding wrist in painGet relief from your symptoms and prevent disease progression to help you live well with your condition. Rely on your rheumatologist to develop and oversee your individual treatment plan with your input. Your treatment plan may include:

  • Infusion therapy to deliver medication through your veins
  • Laboratory and imaging tests to monitor your condition
  • Medication to treat inflammation, pain and other symptoms

Care at Home

Find relief at home through self-management strategies, such as:

  • Eating healthfully
  • Participating in joint-friendly physical activity
  • Managing stress
  • Reducing alcohol use
  • Quitting smoking
  • Achieving or maintaining a healthy weight

Access Mayo Clinic’s Expertise

As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Virginia Hospital Center brings the world-renowned expertise and knowledge of Mayo Clinic to our community. How can I access the expertise of Mayo Clinic? It’s simple – all you need is to be under the care of a physician on Virginia Hospital’s Center medical Staff. 

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