Delivering support, care and relief so that you can return to a pain-free life.


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Why choose Adena?

At Adena Health, we pride ourselves on treating each patient as a unique individual with different needs.

We don't believe in a cookie-cutter approach to care so we design customized care plans for each patient. 

That's why we offer a number of options for our rheumatology patients, including lifestyle changes, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutritional therapy, medication and surgery.


Everyone experiences muscle and joint discomfort from time to time. If your symptoms don’t go away, you need expert, compassionate care to get you back to a normal life. Our rheumatology specialists are here for you with the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and systemic autoimmune diseases that can affect your body in many ways, including discomfort in your joints, muscles and bones.

At Adena Rheumatology, we offer a wide range of care options to help your condition and get you moving again. We provide personalized, non-surgical solutions to treat rheumatic diseases. Plus, our expert doctors are teaching tomorrow’s healers, so you know you are getting expert care through every step of your healing journey.

Our Services and Treatments

We offer in-house lab testing and imaging to diagnose the source of your condition. We also provide education on your disease to help you fully understand your condition and treatment so you know you’re making the right decisions for your health.

  • Lifestyle changes
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Nutritional therapy
  • Medication and surgery

Conditions Treated

Adena Rheumatology treats a wide variety of autoimmune and inflammatory disorders conditions, including:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis

  • Arthritis and joint pain

  • Crystal arthritis (gout, pseudogout)

  • Giant cell arteritis (inflammation of the arteries)

  • Inflammatory arthritis

  • Inflammatory muscle disease

  • Lupus  and other connective tissue diseases

  • Polymyalgia rheumatic

  • Psoriatic arthritis

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Scleroderma

  • Sjogren’s syndrome

  • Vasculitis

Have a question?
Our team would love to help assist you!
(740) 542-4000

Our Rheumatology Experts

Our Providers

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Heitsch, Veronica MD

Heitsch, Veronica MD

Adena Health Pavilion
Van Dyke, Kenneth DO

Van Dyke, Kenneth DO

Adena Health Pavilion

Our Locations

We offer rheumatology services at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe and the Adena Specialty Clinic - Circleville.

Our Locations

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Adena Specialty Clinic - Circleville

798 North Court Street
Circleville, OH 43113

Adena Health Pavilion

272 Hospital Road
Chillicothe, OH 45601