Your team of doctors will develop a treatment plan for you based on the severity of your condition and its effects on your body’s organs and tissues. Treatments focus on managing the varied symptoms of the disease and may include:
These reduce inflammation, decrease skin thickening, and relieve muscle pain and weakness.
Calcium channel blockers and phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitors are medications that open narrowed blood vessels to improve circulation.
Proton Pump Inhibitors
These medications decrease stomach acid to improve swallowing function and decrease abdominal pain.
Physical therapy can improve your flexibility and joint function.
We are one of the few centers in the U.S. using stem cell transplantation as part of treatment for scleroderma (systemic sclerosis).