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Expert Care for Conditions Affecting the Joints, Bones and Muscles

The Sansum Clinic Rheumatology Department provides a full range of clinical services for the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the joints, bones and muscles. Patients with rheumatic disease typically experience symptoms such as: aches, back pain, inflammation, pain, stiffness, swelling and weakness.


Our rheumatologists regularly treat conditions including:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Raynaud's disease
  • Gout
  • Sciatica
  • Lupus
  • Ankylosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sjogrens
  • Bone diseases such as osteoporosis
  • Autoimmune conditions such as scleroderma
  • Soft tissue diseases such as tendonitis
  • Other diseases that cause swelling and pain

Expert Care

Members of this department include arthritis and inflammatory disease specialists that are distinguished by their contributions to the practice of rheumatology. They advance the field through ongoing clinical research, disseminate new information as public speakers in the community, and steer the development of the next generation of rheumatologists through teaching and supervising medical residents.

See an arthritis or inflammatory disease specialist.

Make an appointment with a rheumatologist. Please call (805) 681-7850.