The joint is a complex organ of the body that functions at its best when all of its parts are working well and in unison. However, there are many disorders that can damage its many components either singly or all at once, including cartilage, bone, ligaments and tendons. HSS rheumatologists are considered the experts in the care of other disorders such as:
These free programs reflect our comprehensive approach to care for people with rheumatic diseases.
HSS offers a wide range of courses for people with musculoskeletal conditions from exercise classes to "How to" classes for coping with specific conditions.
Your rheumatologist will refer you, as needed, to our staff of expert orthopaedists, physical and occupational therapists, and psychological support services, as well as non-traditional health care providers.