Sioux Falls Rheumatologists
- 12 Board certified
- 2 Award winners
- 20 Reviews
- Average rating is 3.1 stars
- Average wait time is 19.1 minutes
What are Rheumatology Doctors?
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
The area of Sioux Falls, SD has a population of approximately 161,141 people. There are 13 rheumatologists near Sioux Falls, which gives it a ratio of 1 rheumatologist per 12,395 residents or a ratio of 1 rheumatologist per 4,947 households. There are 64,311 households in Sioux Falls.