River Campus - Rheumatology
CentraCare Clinic’s board-certified rheumatologists treat a variety of conditions, including those listed below, with a referral from your primary provider.
Rheumatoid arthritis: autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints.
Osteoporosis: also known as "porous bones," causes bones to become weak and brittle.
Osteoarthritis: sometimes called degenerative joint disease or osteoarthrosis, is the most common form of arthritis.
Bursitis, tendinitis and other and other soft tissue rheumatic syndromes: inflammation or irritation of a tendon.
Psoriatic arthritis: a form of arthritis that affects some people who have psoriasis.
Scleroderma: rare, progressive diseases that involve the hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues.
Polymyalgia rheumatica: an inflammatory disorder that causes widespread muscle aching and stiffness.
Myositis: inflammation of your skeletal muscles.
Lupus: chronic inflammatory disease that occurs when your body's immune system attacks your own tissues and organs.
Gout: a form of arthritis that's characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, redness and tenderness in joints.
Sjogren’s Syndrome: autoimmune disease in which a person’s white blood cells attack their moisture-producing glands.
Ankylosing Spondylitis: chronic inflammatory disease that primarily causes pain and inflammation of the joints between the vertebrae of your spine and the joints between your spine and pelvis.
Lyme Disease: a tick-borne illness from the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi.
Raynaud’s Phenomenon: a condition in which cold temperatures or strong emotions cause blood vessel spasms that block blood flow to the fingers, toes, ears, and nose.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: damage to nerves in hands and wrists.
Polyarteritis Nodosa: a serious blood vessel disease in which small and medium-sized arteries become swollen and damaged.
Wegener’s Granulomatosis: uncommon disorder that causes inflammation of your blood vessels.
Arthritis is usually a chronic (lifelong) condition and sometimes can lead to pain, disability and deformity. There are many ways you and your doctor can lessen these problems.
Most people manage their arthritis through a variety of non-surgical methods: proper medication, exercise, physical and occupational therapy, rest, joint protection and alternative therapies. Below is a list of some of the more common treatments we offer:
Pamidronate (IV treatment for osteoporosis)
Remicade (arthritis IV treatment)
Carpal tunnel injections
CentraCare Clinic - River Campus Rheumatology Physicians
For appointments or more information about our services, please call our office at (320) 240-2208.
CentraCare Clinic - Rheumatology
1200 Sixth Avenue North
St. Cloud, MN 56303
Main Line: 320-240-2208
Business Office: 320-240-2100
After Hours: 320-252-5131