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By your side to help you manage and relieve the pain that comes with conditions that affect your muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, joints and cartilage. We specialize in caring for you and actively search for the causes and latest treatments and therapies for rheumatic disorders. 

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Joint effort in relieving your chronic pain

You want to feel like you again, and we are here to get you back to that place. We use our knowledge combined with medications and other treatments to treat your condition. With a network of specialists within reach, we can easily refer you to further help with your care when needed. 

We work closely with you to relieve and manage the pain, swelling and stiffness in your joints, muscles and bones due to inflammatory and autoimmune musculoskeletal diseases. As one of the nation’s leading centers, we provide the most up-to-date treatment for all rheumatic disorders. 

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We work alongside you to ease any discomfort you may be experiencing in your joints, muscles, and bones that occur due to your autoimmune and inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions, including:

Ankylosing spondylitis
Back and neck pain
Lyme disease
Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis
Psoriatic arthritis
Raynaud's disease
Rheumatic diseases of pregnancy
Rheumatoid arthritis
Sjogren's syndrome

Specialized care

Lyme disease

Even the tiniest of creatures can make the biggest of impacts on your life.  Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread through the bite of an infected tick.


As we age, the joints in our hands, hips and knees may feel sore and stiff, especially at the end of the day, after work, exercise or even resting. Osteoarthritis (OA), also called by some as “wear and tear” arthritis, is one of the most common conditions affecting us as we age.

Pregnancy + rheumatic disease

If you are pregnant or trying to get pregnant and have a rheumatic disease, this is an exciting time and we are here to ease the anxiety of how it may affect your pregnancy.

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common chronic autoimmune disease in the U.S. It affects mainly the joints of 1.3 million adults. It can make even your simplest, everyday activities hard to do. We identify your symptoms and diagnose them as soon as possible using innovative tools and treatments.



We look at everything about you to get the exact care that you need, using advanced technology and testing, such as:

  • Blood tests 
  • MRI 
  • PET scan 
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound 
  • Urinalysis (urine test) 
  • X-ray


We feature state-of-the-art treatment rooms designed to accommodate you in a comfortable setting more easily. We work with you and your lifestyle to design the very best plan to help you relieve your symptoms and improve your quality of life, with options that may include a combination of:

  • Joint replacement surgery
  • Medications
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Physical therapy
  • Splints
  • Surgery

Pediatric-to-adult clinic transition

You aren’t alone in your rheumatic disease journey from childhood to adulthood.  We improve your care because we can seamlessly transition you and truly understand your needs that may develop through your lifetime.

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From regular office visits to inpatient stays, find the healthcare you need and deserve close to home.

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