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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3 Steps to Fight Your Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Tags: carpal tunnel syndrome, hand pain

Get tips for managing this nerve condition — from getting the right diagnosis to understanding which treatment is right for you.

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Hands On: Tips for Dealing With Your Arthritis Hand Pain

Tags: arthritis, chronic pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis

Beyond medical treatments, you can take steps on your own — and with the help of experts — to get a grip on hand pain from arthritis.


5 Questions to Ask Before You Exercise With Arthritis

Tags: arthritis, exercise, fibromyalgia, fitness, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis

To get the benefits of movement while avoiding injuries or increasing pain, start with an honest conversation with your doctor.


Do You Know Your Options For Osteoarthritis?

Tags: back pain, hip pain, knee pain, osteoarthritis

“What are my options?” If you have a persistent condition such as osteoarthritis, ask this question frequently.

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If You Have Arthritis, Don’t Hibernate This Winter

Tags: arthritis, exercise, fitness, osteoarthritis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, winter

Whether you exercise indoors or outdoors, staying active during winter can decrease arthritis pain and stiffness.


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.


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.