Bones, muscles and joints
The interplay of bones, muscles and joints within the human body is a marvel of evolution that we often take for granted ─ until something goes wrong.
Whether it’s from age, disease or injury, our teams are here for you.
Our approach to restorative care
When this occurs and is accompanied by pain, it is best to take action. Chronic pain is a messenger that should not be ignored. An orthopedic doctor can diagnose the cause and prescribe an effective treatment plan. The physician can provide options for pain management that focus on reducing the inflammation detrimental to joint health. SIU Medicine provides a comprehensive range of orthopedic services, from everyday bone and joint care to highly sophisticated treatments and procedures. Our goal is to restore function and mobility, while avoiding surgery whenever possible.
Within SIU Internal Medicine are rheumatologists with special skills and training in the complex diagnosis and treatment of arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatic illnesses and much more. They treat patients with pain and disorders of the joints, muscles, tendons, bones and other connective tissues.
Care options include complementary medicine, injury prevention, physical therapy, pain management and surgery.
Specializing in bones, muscles and joints
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