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.

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4 Ways to Control Your Gout This Holiday Season

Tags: diet, gout, healthy diet, holiday season

The holiday season comes with little indulgences. But when you have gout, you have to make sure those little indulgences don’t turn into big flare-ups.


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4 Food Tips to Improve Your Arthritis Symptoms

Tags: arthritis, diet, healthy diet, osteoarthritis

No magic diet will make your arthritis disappear — but what you eat can ease your symptoms.


5 Myths About Diet and Arthritis

Busting 5 Myths About Your Diet and Arthritis

Tags: arthritis, diet, healthy diet, myths, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis

There is no shortage of bad advice out there — especially when it comes to arthritis and your diet.


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8 Ways You Can Travel Like an Expert With Arthritis

Tags: arthritis, medication, rheumatoid arthritis, travel, travel tips

Your bags are packed. Your flights are booked. Are you prepared to deal with arthritis far from home?


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10 Ways to Deal With Arthritis in Your Daily Routine

Tags: arthritis, health tips, pain

If you have arthritis, everyday activities — getting dressed, brushing your teeth, eating a meal — can become challenges. Find out how to overcome them.


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Got Arthritis? You Can Clean and Garden With Less Pain

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

With planning, you can keep a tidy house and yard without making yourself miserable in the process.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.