Rheumatic Conditions

A man massaging his painful knee

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a type of arthritis that causes inflammation of the spinal joints (vertebrae) and can lead to severe chronic pain. In advanced…


Gout presents as episodic attacks causing painful and intense swelling in single joints, most often in the feet and the big toe, but it can…

Inflammatory Myositis

Myositis is an inflammation of the muscles.


Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition where the cartilage cushioning the ends of bones forming the joints breaks down.


Osteoporosis is the loss of bone mass and resulting changes in bone structure.

Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a form of inflammatory arthritis that occurs in some patients with psoriasis, an inflammatory skin condition that causes itchy red patches on…

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is the most common inflammatory arthritis.

Sjogren’s Syndrome

Sjogren’s syndrome is a type of autoimmune condition that most often affects the tear and saliva ducts.

Systemic Lupus Erythematous

Systemic Lupus Erythematous (SLE) is one form of lupus, an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks its own tissues.


Vasculitis is an inflammation of the blood vessels, including the arteries and veins, and its presentation can range from mild to life-threatening.