Office Hours

Mon – Fri 8.00AM – 5.00PM
Sat & Sun Closed
Holidays Closed

About Us

We believe in the connection of mind, body, and spirit. Our goal is to achieve maximum well-being, where everything is functioning at the very best that is possible.

Locations

The Woodlands
Kingwood
Tomball

Call for appointment

Phone: 281-319-4700
Fax Kingwood : ​281 319 4702
Fax Tomball : 832 698 2236
Fax Woodlands : 281 719 8671

WELCOME TO NHR

North Houston Rheumatology Associates has Rheumatology Board Certified doctors committed to treating all rheumatological ailments, arthritis and auto-immune conditions.

To serve our patients better, we have 3 locations in the North Houston area in The Woodlands, Kingwood and Tomball all with easy access and convenient scheduling hours.

We believe in the connection of mind, body, and spirit. Our goal is to achieve maximum well-being, where everything is functioning at the very best that is possible. We have a personal commitment to move toward the right end of the wellness continuum, no matter what the current status of health. People can improve their level of well being even when there are temporary setbacks, where the goal is always achieving a state of sound mind, body and spirit.

“Change what hurts, live a fulfilling life. Don’t be bogged down by chronic pain.”

— NHR Association

Services Offered

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    • Joint evaluation
    • ​Systemic evaluation
    • ​Assessments of medical conditions
    • Medical treatment plans
    • Medical management
    • ​Infusions
    • Joint injections
    • Tendon injections

Meet Our Doctors

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Dr. Prashanth R. Palwai,
MD, MACR

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Dr. Rama Palwai​,
MD, MACR

Diseases

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Long-term disease that leads to inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissues. It can also affect other organs.

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Lupus

A chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disorder. It may affect the skin, joints, kidneys, and other organs.

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Polymyalgia Rheumatica

An inflammatory disorder involving pain and stiffness in the hip or shoulder area.

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Psoriatic Arthritis

Arthritis that is often associated with psoriasis of the skin. The arthritis may be mild and involve only a few joints, particularly those at the end of the fingers or toes.

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Bursitis

Inflammation of the fluid-filled sac (bursa) that lies between a tendon and skin, or between a tendon and bone.

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Tendinitis

An inflammation in or around tendons, bands of strong fibrous tissue that holds muscle to bone.

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Gout

A kind of arthritis that occurs when uric acid builds up in the joints. Acute gout is a painful condition that typically affects one joint.

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Vasculitis

A general term for a group of uncommon diseases that feature inflammation of the blood vessels.

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Osteoarthritis

Common joint disorder where the cushioning (cartilage) between the bones wears away.

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Scleroderma

Widespread connective tissue disease that involves
changes in the skin, blood vessels, muscles, and internal organs.

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Sjögren’s syndrome

A chronic autoimmune disease in which a person’s white blood cells attack their moisture-producing glands.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

A long-term disease that causes inflammation of the joints between the spinal bones, and the joints between the spine and pelvis.

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