Your doctor can help you understand the real causes for joint pain and swelling, skin diseases

Joint pain, muscle weakness and skin conditions can be symptoms of a serious medical condition. In some cases, the cause could be a problem with your immune system. A careful and accurate diagnosis is necessary to get relief from pain in your shoulders, knees, hips, ankles, hands and elsewhere. Your doctor can help prevent disability and permanent damage to your organs, blood vessels and other areas of the body by correctly identifying the source of your discomfort.

At Novant Health Rheumatology & Arthritis – Kernersville, our board-certified physician specializes in diagnosing and treating arthritis, autoimmune disease, musculoskeletal disorders and other conditions that cause chronic pain. These can include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and other connective tissue disorders, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. Getting relief from the symptoms these ailments can bring will allow you to plan for a fuller, more active life.

One of your doctor’s goals will be to help you understand whether your family’s genetic history or something in your environment might be contributing to your illness. Your care team will work to deliver the services you need in a timely manner and in a welcoming environment. Our clinic is conveniently located near Interstate 40.