Having a rheumatological condition, such as rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, lupus or gout, can feel like your body is betraying you. With an autoimmune disease, your immune system, which normally protects your health by attacking foreign substances like bacteria and viruses, mistakenly attacks the joints, tissues and organs.
With a rheumatological disorder, you can feel joint pain, tenderness, swelling or stiffness, especially in the morning. Along with pain, you might experience fatigue, loss of appetite and a low-grade fever.
But meeting a rheumatology specialist at the Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey (OINJ) is the first step to feeling better. We’ll work closely with you to evaluate your symptoms, make an informed diagnosis and create the best treatment plan for your rheumatologic condition.
With the expertise of our rheumatology center team and the latest innovative therapies, we can help you achieve a better quality of life.
At OINJ, we treat a variety of rheumatological conditions and bone health issues, including:
Call us today at (908) 684-3005 to make an appointment.