Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
152 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Should I Consult A Rheumatologist Or A Neurologist For Inclusion Body Myositis?

I have recently been diagnosed with Inclusion Body Myositis by Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. I live in Louisville, Ky and need a physician with training and experience in treating this disease. Should I seek a Rheumatologist or a Neurologist? How can I find a doctor with the experience I need in the Louisville community?
Mon, 30 Dec 2013
Report Abuse
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hello,

I have studied your case.
You need to consult rheumatologist

Find doctor in our website in search your health.
Exercises and stretches plays important role in maintaining symptoms of myositis.

Physiotherapy like ultrasound and tens will help, along with knee exercises.

A holistic approach is required, which includes exercises, meditation , and acupuncture along with healthy diet and herbs.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

Take care
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in


Recent questions on Acupuncture


Loading Online Doctors....
Should I Consult A Rheumatologist Or A Neurologist For Inclusion Body Myositis?

Hello, I have studied your case. You need to consult rheumatologist Find doctor in our website in search your health. Exercises and stretches plays important role in maintaining symptoms of myositis. Physiotherapy like ultrasound and tens will help, along with knee exercises. A holistic approach is required, which includes exercises, meditation , and acupuncture along with healthy diet and herbs. Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries. Wishing you good health. Take care