Living with arthritis has changed dramatically over the years with improved treatment and care. Our physician, Dr. Ashraf and his team will treat you with the best care so that you can live the lifestyle you desire.
There are more than 100 types of rheumatologic diseases, including:
- Autoimmune Diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Polymyalgia Rheumatica
- Sjogren's Syndrome
- Antiphospholipid Syndrome
- Lyme Arthritis
- Musculoskeletal Pain Disorders, such as knee pain, shoulder pain, back pain, tendinitis, bursitis, nerve impingements (sciatica, cervical radiculopathy, carpal tunnel syndrome) and osteoarthritis
Procedures performed by rheumatologists include injection of joints like wrists, shoulders, knees, bursas and tendons to relieve pain. Rheumatologists also perform aspiration of joint fluid to diagnose different types of arthritis.