Rheumatology

Rheumatology is the study, diagnosis and treatment of a group of conditions called ‘rheumatic diseases’ that affect the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and other connective tissue in the body, causing debilitating pain and deformity.

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It is a degenerative disease of the joints that gets worse with age. The symptoms are pain and inflammation in the joints such as knee, hip, wrists and joints in the hands. It can impair movement and adversely affects the quality of life.

It is the most common form of arthritis wherein the cartilage, the tissue that cushions bones in the joints, disintegrates because of wear and tear and is mostly brought about by advancing age.

This auto-immune disorder affects the various joints in the body leading to severe pain and discomfort. It is a progressive disease that first affects the tissues lining the joints, and then damages the bone and joints.

This is a disorder in which there are sudden episodes of severe pain in the joints that may last for up to a few weeks. It is characterised by swelling and redness of the joints and most often affects the big toes of the feet.

A chronic condition characterised by pain and tenderness in the muscles, fibromyalgia can lead to lot of discomfort, sleep disturbances and swelling/tingling in certain parts of the body.

This is a rheumatic disorder that causes severe pain and swelling of the spine.

The bones and other tissues around the various joints are cushioned by tiny, fluid-filled pouches called ‘bursae’. Bursitis is a rheumatic condition wherein there is inflammation of the ‘bursae’ leading to severe pain in the joints.

There has been some evidence from studies done on patients affected by the Coronavirus, which show that these individuals may show symptoms of certain autoimmune diseases after recovering from Covid-19. These include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus that affects various parts of the body including skin and joints, and autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, which affects the red blood cells in the body.

A condition characterised by inflammation in the lungs and lymph nodes. Its symptoms include extreme fatigue, breathlessness, pain the eyes and fever.

In this disorder, the immune system attacks the muscles causing inflammation. It may occur when there as an allergic reaction to a substance or any organism.

Signs that indicate you
should see a Rheumatologist

Tenderness and pain simultaneously

Fever

Signs that indicate you
should see a Rheumatologist

Pain in one or more joints

Tiredness

Tenderness and pain simultaneously

Fever

Redness and swelling in the joints

Our Special
Treatments

  • Intra-articular therapy

  • Nail Fold Capillaroscopy

  • Connechre tissue disease

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Biological response modifier therapy

  • Musculoskeletal disease

  • Immune inflammatory disease

  • Fibromyalgia

About
Rheumatology

Rheumatology is the study, diagnosis and treatment of a group of conditions called ‘rheumatic diseases’ that affect the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and other connective tissue in the body, causing debilitating pain and deformity.

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These conditions are also grouped under autoimmune diseases, which means that the body in under attack by its own immune system.

Most of these disorders do not have a cure but can be effectively managed with medications and therapy.