Over the past 10 years Rheumatology Center of DE, has continued to lead the fight for its patients’ suffering from multiple rheumatologic diseases, providing quality medical care to its patients in the state of DE as well as an extended patient population in multiple neighboring states.
Our facility is state of the art comprehensive medical facility offering new treatment techniques like musculoskeletal ultrasound*, infusion therapy, joint injections* and in-house laboratories, our physicians are well-equipped to offer patients the best in quality of care.
*All external informational links provided by the American College of Rheumatology.
Many new medications termed “biologics” are now available for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoporosis, ankylosing spondylitis and systemic lupus erythematosus. These agents represent dramatic advances in treatment choices for rheumatic disease. Several of these medications are given intravenously.
Rheumatology Center of DE, LLC offers infusion services for our patients to receive treatment with these drugs in a comfortable, relaxed and professional environment within our office. Our infusion suite is staffed by nurses with many years of experience in administering intravenous medications.
When precision is important! When using an injection to deliver treatment into painful joints, it is necessary to be exact and precise. Some common areas, such as; hip joints, SI joint, shoulder joint, trochanteric bursa, and knees require this precision. The area that needs to be injected may be as little as 2-3mm wide. The ultrasound ensures accurate needle placement.
Medications that can be injected using this technique:
We provide in-house lab services. For your convenience, we will draw the blood in our office and send it together with your order to lab corp or other agencies depending on the test needed.
The results will be sent back to our office and be discussed with you during the follow up visit you will be scheduled for when you sign out. If the physician needs you to come in earlier, you will receive a phone call earlier than your follow up appointment date.