When your joints, muscles and ligaments are in pain, the movement you need to perform daily tasks can become next to impossible.
The board-certified rheumatology specialists at Prima CARE have the expertise to provide you with an accurate diagnosis and address your pain at its source. Our team of rheumatologists includes:
Our offices are among the Prima CARE locations in Fall River, MA.
Rheumatologists are trained to diagnose and treat rheumatic diseases, which involve the joints, muscles and ligaments. Some of the most common conditions our rheumatology team sees at Prima CARE include:
Yes. You may pose more than an average risk of developing a rheumatic disorder if:
If these conditions describe your medical history, don’t hesitate to communicate with your primary care physician about a referral to a rheumatologist.
While occasional aches and pains are a normal part of living with a body, pain that is severe and persistent should be treated as a red flag. The sooner you bring your symptoms to your rheumatologist, the sooner we can begin treating the problem and preventing further damage. Your primary care doctor may also diagnose you with a rheumatic disease and refer to you a rheumatologist for care.