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A rheumatologist is a board certified internist or pediatrician who is qualified by additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other diseases of the joints, muscles, and bones.

What do rheumatologists treat?

There are more than 100 types of rheumatic diseases, including:

  • osteoarthritis
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • musculoskeletal pain disorders
  • osteoporosis
  • gout
  • back pain
  • myositis
  • fibromyalgia
  • tendonitis
  • vasculitis
  • certain autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, antiphospholipid syndrome, scleroderma

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Chad Ronholm, please call the FCH Physicians Specialty Clinic at 618-283-5531.