With two full-time physicians on-site, Samaritan Rheumatology is the largest rheumatology provider in the North Country.
Rheumatologists are doctors who specialize in the detection and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and systemic autoimmune conditions, also known as rheumatic diseases. Such conditions commonly affect the joints, muscles, and bones and can cause pain, swelling, stiffness, or deformity.
What are some of the conditions your rheumatologists treat? Close
Our rheumatologists can treat a variety of conditions, including:
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Chronic back pain
What are some common rheumatology procedures? Close
Treatments are specialized for each patient and their unique condition, but some common rheumatology procedures are:
- Trigger point injection
- Joint injections
- Injections for bursitis
- Ultrasound for musculoskeletal disorders (diagnostic or interventional)
- Biologic agents administration
- Injection of tendon sheath
- Skin punch biopsy