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St. Joseph Hospital Rheumatology

About St. Joseph Hospital Rheumatology

At St. Joseph Hospital Rheumatology our experienced physician and caring staff look forward to partnering with you for your healthcare needs. Dr. Yixia Ye is Board Certified in Rheumatolgy.

We are located at 168 Kinsley Street, Suite 10, in Nashua. Our providers and staff look forward to working with you.

What is a Rheumatology?

Rheumatology the detection and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and systemic autoimmune conditions commonly referred to as rheumatic diseases. These diseases can affect the joints, muscles, and bones causing pain, swelling, stiffness, and deformity.

Autoimmune conditions occur when the immune system sends inflammation to areas of the body when it is not needed causing damage/symptoms. These diseases can also affect the eyes, skin, nervous system, and internal organs. Rheumatologists treat joint disease similar to orthopedists but do not perform surgeries.

Common Diseases Treated Include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Chronic back pain
  • Tendinitis
  •  Lupus