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AOCC offers a full service rheumatology practice for patients 18 years and over who experience the effects of autoimmune disorders.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis or RA is a chronic, long-term disease that occurs because the body’s immune system doesn’t work the way it should.

Osteoarthritis

Often called wear-and-tear arthritis, osteoarthritis occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time.

Psoriatic Arthritis

Occurs in people with psoriasis, a chronic (long-lasting) skin disease characterized by a dry, scaly, itchy skin rash that most commonly occurs on the elbows, knees and scalp.

Osteoporosis / Osteopenia

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become weak and can break more easily. Osteopenia refers to bone mineral density (BMD) that is lower than normal but not low enough to be classified as osteoporosis.

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Lupus)

Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and / or organs inside of the body).

Ultrasound

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (MSK Ultrasound) is a dynamic, non-invasive exam.

Laboratory

To expedite the diagnostic process AOCC has a state and federally licensed full service laboratory.

DXA (Bone Density)

DXA is most often used to diagnose osteporosis

EMG (Nerve Conduction Study)

EMG Nerve Conduction studies help diagnose or rule out nerve and muscle disorders.

Gout

Gout is a painful condition that occurs when the bodily waste product uric acid is deposited as needle-like crystals in the joints and / or soft tissues.

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