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Rheumatology (Muscles/Joints) Services & Treatment
If you experience chronic inflammation, stiff or sore muscles, or joint pain, get individualized care from our experienced rheumatologists.
Find out more about our rheumatology services:
- Conditions and consultations
- Diagnosis and treatments
- Rheumatology specialists
- Rheumatology locations near you
- Rheumatology specialists near you
Conditions and consultations
Our specialists provide consultations and a personalized treatment plan for your rheumatic diseases or conditions.
Conditions we treat include:
- Arthralgia and myalgia
- Ehler-Danlos syndrome
- Giant cell arteritis
- Hypermobility syndrome
- Inflammatory arthritis with IBD
- Marfan syndrome
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Sjogren's syndrome
- Systemic lupus
- Widespread aches and pains
Diagnosis and treatments
We specialize in diagnosis and treatment of conditions causing inflammation, infection or diseases of joints and other parts of the musculoskeletal system.
Treatments we provide include:
- Thorough evaluation including a medical history, physical, blood tests and X-rays
- Education about the diagnosis
- Medications and consultations with additional medical specialties
- Ongoing management to help you navigate health and medication changes
Our experienced team will diagnose your rheumatic condition and provide recommendations for treatment options that can help you feel your best.
Our specialists include:
- Nurse practitioners
- Physician assistants
Additional care and therapies may be provided by:
- Occupational Medicine
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
You can make an appointment without a referral from your provider — simply call the appointment number of your preferred Rheumatology location.
What should I expect during my first appointment, and what should I bring?
Your first appointment will include a complete medical history evaluation. Bring your current medical information, including vaccination records and any imaging or medical records from non-Mayo Clinic Health System facilities. Complete a medical records release form (PDF) to authorize the transfer of health records from another healthcare facility to us. Visit our Medical Record Forms page for this form and other forms in multiple languages.
Are there any age restrictions for patients seeking care in Rheumatology?
We care f\or patients 18 and older.
How long does an appointment take?
The length of an appointment depends on your specific medical situation or concern. We recommend calling your preferred Rheumatology location to inquire about the appointment length for your health needs.
Are virtual visits available?
What are my payment options, and do you offer financial assistance?
Visit the billing page of your preferred location for information on insurance, billing and payments.
We serve patients in difficult financial circumstances and offer financial assistance to those who have an established need to receive medically necessary services. Learn more about financial assistance options.
Do you have an after-hours number in case of emergency?
Always call 911 in case of emergency. For after-hours help for other issues, review our convenient care options.