Each year at St. Joseph’s Hospital, the Rheumatology Centre sees more than 10,000 patients requiring diagnosis and specialized treatment for a multitude of rheumatologic disorders, which are debilitating, chronic diseases of the muscles, tendons, joints, bones, nerves and connective tissues.
Leading-edge medical treatment
The goals of the multi-disciplinary team are to:
- Reduce and/or prevent pain, disability and joint damage
- Teach patients skills that will help them live active and satisfying lives
The Rheumatology Centre provides:
- Leading-edge medical treatment through our Rheumatology Clinic
- Research to enhance medical knowledge and patient care