There are many types of rheumatic diseases that affect your joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. Included in this group of disease, sometimes referred to as musculoskeletal disease, is arthritis, a term used for many types of conditions that affect your joints.

Common symptoms of arthritis are:

  • Joint pain
  • Loss of motion in a joint or joints
  • Inflammation, including swelling, redness, and warmth in a joint or affected area

At Bellin Health Rheumatology, Dr. Dana Trotter, one of the country’s leading rheumatologists is available to diagnose and manage a wide range of rheumatic diseases, including those that cause shoulder pain, hip pain, and knee pain.

Diseases and conditions we manage:

  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Polymyalgiarheumatica
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Gout, Pseduogout
  • Systemic lupus
  • Mixed connective tissue disease
  • Sjogrens
  • Scleroderma
  • Joint pain, Joint swelling

Our diagnostic and therapeutic procedures include:

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Closed synovial biopsy
  • Needle muscle biopsy
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Salivary gland biopsy
  • Synovial fluid analysis

Rheumatologic services offered by Bellin Health Rheumatology:

  • Outpatient consultations
  • Outpatient care for chronic rheumatic diseases
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic intra-articular and soft tissue injections and aspirations
  • Outpatient diagnostic arthroscopy
  • Education on rheumatologic diseases and treatments
  • Evaluations for patients who are considering joint replacement or arthritis-related surgeries.

For more information or to make an appoinment, call (920) 347-3950.

Bellin Health Rheumatology
1800 Lawrence Dr
De Pere, Wisconsin 54115