Webster Township in Washtenaw County is just outside of Ann Arbor and has a rich history. It was settled back in 1820 and the quaint town is often referred to by locals as “Webster Corners.” The scenic town certainly has that small town feel with just over 6,500 residents. Some of the historical buildings and markers still exists such as the old town hall on Webster Church Road, the old Town Hall marker, Webster Church and St Joseph Catholic Church, and the farm and blacksmith shop, also on Webster Road, are all reminders of a time gone by. The towns’ historical society is responsible for preserving history and maintaining and restoring the old buildings. For over 175 years, Webster has been home to those who enjoy and take pride in the rural homes, farms and neighborhoods.
Dr. James Dowd is a rheumatologist who treats patients in small towns like Webster across Michigan. Dr. Dowd is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He is board certified in integrative holistic medicine, adult rheumatology, and pediatric rheumatology. Rheumatic diseases affect a person joints and muscles and can be the result of years of wear and tear, or due to illnesses or issues with the immune system. Rheumatoid arthritis would be an example of an immune system disorder. There are many different conditions that fall under the category of rheumatology. Treatments for these often painful conditions can include medication, exercise, rest and a healthier diet. Dr. Dowd has had great success treating patients and is committed to staying up-to-date on the latest research and advancements regarding new treatments in the area of rheumatology. Dr, Dowd is the author of The Vitamin D Cure which explains a breakthrough way to increase your energy, decrease your pain and slim down, using the latest scientific research. Vitamin D levels are related to strong bones, but several studies have clearly shown that Vitamin D also decreases our risk of becoming overweight and developing high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, cancer, and other health problems.
Rheumatologist Webster Township MI
Dr. Dowd founded the Arthritis Institute of Michigan in 1997. He has appeared numerous times on radio and television and in print media as an expert on vitamin D. He is active in community health education and lectures frequently. If you or someone you know is suffering from a rheumatic condition, Dr. James Dowd can help. The Arthritis Institute of Michigan is currently accepting new patients.
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