A rheumatologist is a physician who specializes in the field of medical sub-specialty called rheumatology. Rheumatologists treat arthritis, autoimmune diseases, pain disorders affecting joints, and osteoporosis.
Common treatements :Physiotherapy is vital in the treatment of many rheumatological disorders. Occupational therapy can help patients finding alternative ways for common movements which would otherwise be restricted by their disease. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis often need a long term, coordinated and a multidisciplinary team approach towards management of individual patients.
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