I believe that treatment of long term rheumatic conditions requires multiple approaches. Educating individuals about their condition and encouraging a healthy lifestyle with appropriate exercise is the foundation of care, and the judicious use of medical therapy can also be quite helpful after risks and benefits are carefully balanced.
Dr. Joseph Nesheiwat, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Nesheiwat is affiliated with Woman's Hospital, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge General - Mid City and Baton Rouge General - Bluebonnet.