Rheumatology (Greek ρεύμα, rheuma, river) is a sub-specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, devoted to diagnosis and therapyof rheumatic diseases. Clinicians who specialize in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists deal mainly with clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitis, and heritable connective tissue disorders.

Most kneecap pain can be managed conservatively

SEATTLE – In about 80% of patients, patellofemoral knee pain is due to muscular dysfunction and often responds to strengthening and other conservative measures, according to Dr. Christian Lattermann...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
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