• Frequently Asked Questions - Rheumatology

    X-ray of arthritic handWhat is rheumatology?
    Rheumatology is the study of the diseases of the joints and connective tissues.

    What conditions does the Rheumatology Department treat?
    Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, gout and osteoporosis are some of the more common conditions that rheumatologists treat. A more extensive list of conditions is available here.

    How do I make an appointment?
    Please consult our Request an Appointment page for three convenient ways to schedule a visit with one of Lahey's rheumatologists.

    Where can I get further information on my condition?
    Visit our Health Encyclopedia or consult Helpful Links.

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