Scott Burg, DO

Scott Burg, DO

Scott Burg, DO, is a staff rheumatologist in the Department of Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease. His specialty interests include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, osteoporosis and golf-related injuries. When he’s not practicing medicine, he plays golf and is a certified TPI instructor for golf injuries.

Posts from Scott Burg, DOSubscribe feed
Couple in bed

Don’t Let Arthritis Stop You From Enjoying Sex

Tags: arthritis, chronic pain, fatigue, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, sex, sexual health, Sjögren’s syndrome

Find out how to overcome the sexual hurdles arthritis places in your way. The benefits are worth the extra effort.

Woman with neck pain

4 Times to See a Doctor for Arthritis Pain

Tags: arthritis, GERD, lupus, pain, pain management, rheumatoid arthritis

At-home treatment can help — but sometimes it's just not enough. Find out when to seek help from your primary care doctor or rheumatologist.

Aging couple

5 Osteoporosis Assumptions: Myth or Fact?

Tags: bone density, Bone loss, calcium, exercise, myths, osteoporosis, vitamin D

Sadly, the first time many people think about osteoporosis is after their first bone fracture. The more you know about this disease of weakened bones, the better you can prevent it.

Prescription pad

Getting Aggressive Against Rheumatoid Arthritis

Tags: arthritis, drugs, medications, rheumatoid arthritis

In some cases, doctors can stop — and even reverse — the damage of rheumatoid arthritis with a combination of medications.

Milk and jug

6 Answers to Gout Diet Myths

Tags: diet, gout, healthy diet, myths

Don’t believe everything you hear when it comes to diet advice and gout. Diet matters — but not necessarily in the way you think.


6 Ways to Exercise With Arthritis

Tags: arthritis, chronic pain, exercise, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis

From pain-reducing endorphins to weight loss, the benefits of exercise are abundant for people with arthritis. But simply walking the dog is not enough.

X-Ray OK sign

Got Gout? 4 Ways to Avoid an Attack

Tags: gout, medications, rheumatology, symptoms, uric acid

If you’ve experienced an acute gout attack, you probably don’t want to go through it again. You might not have to.

Pain in hands

5 Ways Rheumatoid Arthritis is Different

Tags: arthritis, chronic pain, inflammatory autoimmune disease, rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an aggressive, destructive disease — but it may be more treatable than any other form of arthritis.

Knee pain

5 Questions, 5 Answers About Osteoarthritis

Tags: arthritis, back pain, glucosamine, hip pain, knee pain, osteoarthritis, pain, shoulder pain

You have pain. You wake up stiff. You don’t move like you used to. These are common symptoms of osteoarthritis. Learn what you can do to relieve them.