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Rheumatology

Skilled Rheumatologists in Edgar County, IL

Rheumatologists treat a variety of rheumatic diseases, also known as autoimmune diseases, which occur when the body’s immune system attacks healthy cells. There are more than 100 rheumatic diseases, which can affect the joints, muscles, and bones, causing pain, swelling, stiffness, and deformity.

Request an appointment

Treatment is available for patients age 18 and older. Ask your healthcare provider for a referral if you believe you need to see a rheumatologist. To contact the clinic, call 217-466-4690.

Hours

Every other Wednesday of the month in the Horizon Health Infusion Clinic.

Conditions

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lupus
  • Chronic back pain
  • Tendinitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Muscle/tendon strains

Treatment

  • Medications
  • IV therapy
  • Joint injections and aspirations (removal of fluid)

What to Expect

An individual’s primary care provider typically is the first to evaluate symptoms of muscle and joint pain. If a rheumatic condition is suspected, the individual may be referred to a rheumatologist where a personalized treatment plan will be developed.

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