Corpus Christi
Rheumatology Clinic


Diagnostic Testing

Results from diagnostic testing allow us to direct your health care. Some testing can be done in our office, while for others you will need to go to a specialist or another health care facility. We can perform the following tests in our office:

  • Ultrasound of Joint Structures- used to identifyinjury of Ligaments, tendons, and Cartilage.
  • Bone Density Testing - Identifies the strength of your bones.
  • Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) - Analysis of your lung function
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) - Reviews the  electrical impulses of your heart

Laboratory Services

The laboratory services are provided by an outside vendor, CPL. The lab is available for prescriptions written by our office. The lab is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 8 am to 12 pm. The lab can be contacted directly by calling 361.882.4626.

Hospital Coverage

Corpus Christi Rheumatology Clinic provides hospital coverage if requested by the Admitting Physician.  We will see patients at: CHRISTUS Spohn Shoreline, CHRISTUS Spohn South, Doctors Regional, and Bay Area. The physician rotate call during the week and weekends.

Platelet Rich Plasma

Dr. Pop-Moody is trained in cutting edge technology allowing her to perform ultrasound guided injections of platelet rich plasma into damaged tendons, ligaments and cartilage which permits the injured tissue to develop new tissue. As the tissue matures, it begins to shrink causing the tightening and strengthening of the targeted tendons, ligaments or cartilage. Healing of the tissue brings relief of pain. Athletes like Koby Bryant have used this technology for years and now it is available to patients at our clinic.

Vitamin Therapy

We offer nutritional medicine through an infusion. Nutritional medicine is effective for preventing and treating a wide range of symptoms and illnesses to include fatigue, fibromyalgia, depression, muscle spasms, migraines and tension headaches, recurrent upper respiratory infections, allergic rhinitis, chronic Urticarial (skin allergy).


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