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Arthritis and Osteoporosis

Southwell’s Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center of South Georgia is a clinic within our Musculoskeletal Center in Tifton. Rheumatologists are physicians who, following four years of medical school and three years of internal medicine residency training, go on to complete an extra two-to-three years of fellowship training focused on the management of chronic musculoskeletal and autoimmune conditions. The role of the rheumatologist is to help people live to their fullest potential by controlling their symptoms, restoring maximum function and alleviating discomfort. Because autoimmune and inflammatory diseases can affect almost any organ system or part of the body, rheumatologists are expert diagnosticians and will not focus solely on bones and joints.

The Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center of South Georgia is a full-service rheumatology practice providing diagnosis and treatment of adults with disorders of the joints, muscles, tendons, and other connective tissue. This includes arthritis, osteoporosis, musculoskeletal pain disorders and systemic autoimmune diseases. We provide quality, compassionate care along with the leading techniques and therapies for patients with rheumatic conditions. Our physicians are board-certified rheumatologists who work closely with other physicians and specialists to coordinate care.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Gout
  • Joint Pain
  • Lupus
  • Neck & Back Pain
  • Raynaud’s Syndrome

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