The Rheumatology Department for Little River Healthcare revives joint and muscle vitality. Rheumatic disorders like Arthritis or Gout make life unbearable, even impossible, especially here in Central Texas.
We are here to help.
If you’re experiencing symptoms of a rheumatic disorder, click the green “Schedule Now” button to book a Rheumatology screening online at one of our Rheumatology offices in Georgetown, Rockdale, or Temple. Or peruse the links on the left to learn more about our team, what we do, and how we do it.
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Rheumatology Locations

King’s Daughters Clinic – Rheumatology
1905 SW H.K. Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX 76502
Phone: (254) 298-2400
Providing Rheumatology services to Belton, Copperas Cove, Harker Heights, Killeen, Temple, and Waco.

Arthritis & Osteoporosis Clinic
Fish Pond Medical Plaza
611 W. Hwy 6, Suite 101,
Waco, TX 76710
Phone: (254) 755-4582
Providing Rheumatology services to Waco, Robinson, Hewitt, and all of McLennan County.

Click on any Rheumatology provider below to check out their full bio. Click here to book an appointment online with Dr. Penmetsa, or call (254) 755-4582 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Fung.

If you suffer from any combination of these symptoms of rheumatic disorders, click here to book an appointment now.
☐ Joint Pain
☐ Joint Swelling
☐ Joint Stiffness
☐ Muscle Weakness
☐ Pain When Walking
☐ Weak Grip
☐ Blood Disorders
☐ Dental Decay
☐ Swollen Glands
☐ Chest Pain
☐ Difficulty Sitting
☐ Fatigue
☐ Rashes
☐ Hair Loss
☐ Dry Eyes and Mouth
By practicing the following actions, you may be able to prevent some Rheumatic disorders.
• Exercise Frequently
• Maintain a Healthy Diet
• Reduce Stress
• Wash Hands Regularly
• Supplement Joint Care
• Get Enough Rest
• Healthy Body Weight
• Regular Stretching
Though the exact causes of many Rheumatic diseases are not completely known, possible risk factors include:
• Genetic Predisposition
• Excessive Stress on Joints
• Diseases
• Infections
• Repetitive Movements
• Autoimmune Disorders
• Tobacco Use
• Viruses