Rheumatic diseases are painful conditions caused by the swelling or inflammation in the muscles, joints, ligaments or tendons.
While some rheumatic diseases can be the result of the wear on joints with age, others such as rheumatoid arthritis occur when the immune system becomes hyperactive causing the body to attack its connective tissues.
At The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey, our team of certified professionals diagnoses and creates a customized treatment plan for all rheumatologic conditions. Through early detection and innovative therapies, we restore quality of life to those affected with these illnesses.
Our practice treats a variety of rheumatic conditions, including:
The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey offers the following therapeutic services for treatment of rheumatic diseases:
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Head of Rheumatology
Dr. Jason Wu, DO is the head of rheumatology at The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey. He is double board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and rheumatology.
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The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey is a premier multi-disciplinary center offering complete orthopedic care, rehabilitation and pain management services to patients of all ages and activity levels using a customized treatment plan to fit individual needs.