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Spondyloarthritis in Humble TX

Spondyloarthritis (or spondyloarthropathy) is a term for a group of inflammatory rheumatic diseases that cause arthritis. It commonly attacks the spine, but can involve the joints of the arms and legs. It can also involve the skin, eyes, and intestines. The most common is ankylosing spondylitis, but others include psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis, and arthritis associated with inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease).

Rheumatology in Humble TX

Rheumatologists diagnose and treat various connective tissue and musculoskeletal conditions, as well as systemic autoimmune conditions. At Wellspire Medical Group, we treat a wide range of rheumatic disorders and diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, lupus, Sjogren’s syndrome, mixed connective tissue disease, scleroderma, vasculitis, inflammatory muscle diseases (myositis), ankylosing spondylitis and other spondyloarthropathies. We also diagnose and treat other musculoskeletal problems, including tendinitis, bursitis, chronic back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, and osteoporosis. We offer corticosteroid joint injections for pain relief, as well as hyaluronic acid injections and trigger point injections.  

We will soon be offering an on-site infusion suite with highly skilled nurses with special training in infusion therapies. Our infusion suite will provide a comfortable and relaxing environment for our patients receiving infusion and injection medications. 

At Wellspire Medical Group, we are committed to providing the highest level of care for our patients. Diagnosing and treating rheumatologic conditions requires careful attention to detail and thorough history and exams, so communication between our patients and staff is fundamental. We also believe that patient education is key and encourage our patients to take an active role in their healthcare.

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