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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Plane flying with sunshine

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?


Hands with arthritis

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.


Mother and daughter gardening

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.


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.


Man-doing-tai-chi

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.