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Main Line Rheumatology is more mobile! Our improved mobile website now makes it easier for you to read about our doctors, get office information, be well informed about diseases we treat, catch up on our daily social media posts all … Continue reading

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CAN STEM CELLS REGENERATE DAMAGED CARTILAGE IN OSTEOARTHRITIS?

If you have arthritis, you know about the term “bone on bone”. We tell patients that you cannot grow new cartilage once it is destroyed, whether from over or repetitive use, the natural aging process, or injury. Stories about stem … Continue reading

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Gary V. Gordon, MD, FACP, FACR Awarded 2018 Rheumatologist of the Year by The Arthritis Foundation

Gary V. Gordon, MD, FACP, FACR, Chief of Rheumatology, Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA received the 2018 Rheumatologist of the Year Award from The Arthritis Foundation. He is pictured with Holly Maddams, Executive Director of the Arthritis Foundation, Eastern PA. Dr. … Continue reading

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IF GOUT IS A DISEASE OF THE RICH, WHY DO I HAVE IT?

Gout is a disease that has literally been known to man, since antiquity.  Gout was historically known as “the disease of kings” or “rich man’s disease” especially during the Depression, because it was thought to be caused by a “rich” … Continue reading

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WHY ARE MY PRESCRIPTION BILLS SO RIDICULOUSLY HIGH?

Drug costs continue to rise and Americans continue to feel the pain in their wallets. A nationally representative Consumer Reports survey of almost 1,200 adults who currently take a prescription drug, found that high costs are forcing people to cut … Continue reading

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OH MY ACHING BACK!

As rheumatologists, how many times a week do you think we see patients in our office, and the first words we hear are, “Oh, my aching back!” or “My back went out, and I have no idea what I did.” … Continue reading

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WHY AM I HEIGHT CHALLENGED?

Everybody wants to maintain optimal height during their adult lifetime. But height loss is a common part of the aging process. We may notice tall elderly people with great posture, but unfortunately, they are a distinct minority. There are two … Continue reading

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IS DR. GOOGLE SMARTER THAN MY DOCTOR?

Most patients who are curious and comfortable using the internet, often go to Google to check out information that their doctor gave them during an office visit. Is Dr. Google always dependable or useful?  Sometimes.  While online, patients visit websites, … Continue reading

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AWARDS!

Main Line Rheumatology’s Gary V. Gordon, MD, FACP, FACR and Thomas Harder, MD have been named 2018 “Top Doctors” by Philadelphia Magazine and Main Line Today Magazine. Also Amy Lundholm, DO was named a 2018 “Top Doctor” by Main Line Today Magazine.  Dr  Gordon … Continue reading

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