A pediatrician who treats diseases of joints, muscle, bones and tendons. A pediatric rheumatologist diagnoses and treats arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries and "collagen" diseases. Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definition added, source added]
Additional Resources: American Board of Pediatrics, 2007. http://www.abp.org/.
Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Pediatrics.