Rheumatology

Services

Full range of diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services for infants, children and adolescents with rheumatic diseases, including:

  • All forms of arthritis in children, including juvenile arthritis, as well as systemic lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis and other inflammatory diseases involving the musculoskeletal system
  • Intensive physical and occupational therapy for the management of acute and chronic arthritis or other musculoskeletal problems
  • Multidisciplinary approach with participation of physical and occupational therapists, social workers and a nurse educator, as well as other specialties such as orthopedics and psychology

Please prepare the following information for your child’s visit:

  • A photo ID of the parent/guardian for verification
  • All of your child’s medication bottles
  • Your child’s immunization record
  • Your child’s social security card
  • A pair of shorts for your child to change into if they are wearing long pants
  • Avoid applying nail polish before your appointment and remove any already in place
  • Copies of recent lab and radiology studies

If for any reason you are unable to keep this appointment, please call the office at (361) 694-4442 at least 24 hours in advance. We will be happy to reschedule your visit for a more convenient day and time.