In 2004, Dr. Vernon Garwood founded Rheumatology & Osteoporosis Services, . ( R&O ). R&O is founded on the vision that there is a unique art to helping patients achieve success in their daily lives. It takes the right amount of compassion, listening, and understanding patient needs to help patients manage their health. We strive to find the right combination of medicine, physical activity and lifestyle choices for every patient. We help our patients successfully manage their health through expert, attentive, individualized care.