A Pediatrician who specializes in Pediatric Rheumatology treats diseases of joints, muscle, bones and tendons. A Pediatric Rheumatologist diagnoses and treats arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries and collagen diseases.
A physician specializing in Pediatrics is concerned with the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive healthcare to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. The Pediatrician deals with biological, social and environmental influences on the developing child, and with the impact of disease and dysfunction on development.
American Board of Pediatrics