Rheumatology

Rheumatology is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic disease, the most common of which is arthritis. Rheumatic disease can affect the joints, connective tissues and organs, and can cause inflammation, swelling and pain in the joints or muscles. Lancaster Regional Medical Center provides expert diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of rheumatic conditions, including:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Connective tissue diseases
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Lupus
  • Osteoporosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren's Syndrome

Multidisciplinary care for rheumatic conditions

We take a multidisciplinary approach to manage the symptoms of rheumatic disease. Our primary care doctors and rheumatologists often work collaboratively with other specialists to treat rheumatic conditions, including:

  • Nurses and nurse practitioners
  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Pain management specialists
  • Physical and occupational therapists
Rheumatology