What are a Rheumatologist and Rheumatology?

A Rheumatologist is a pediatrician, trained in the diagnosis (detection ) and treatment of musculoskeletal disease and systemic autoimmune conditions, commonly said rheumatic diseases. Rheumatic diseases can affect joints, muscles, and bones causing pain, swelling, stiffness, and deformity.

Rheumatology is called Clinical Immunology, It is recognized that the underlying cause for rheumatism is a dysregulation of the normal functioning of the immune system. For the identification and ease of communication among patients the term rheumatology is in use majorly.


Types of Rheumatology at Chandkheda

Generally, Rheumatology takes place for the following:

  • Osteoarthritis.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Certain autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, antiphospholipid syndrome, scleroderma.
  • Musculoskeletal pain disorders.
  • Osteoporosis.
  • Gout.
  • Back pain.
  • Myositis.

Rheumatology care at Sentara Hospital, Chandkheda Ahmedabad

At Sentara Hospital we care about your diagnosis so that we know exactly what is going on? And off-course diagnosis decides the treatment, which increases the importance of diagnosis. Rheumatology is effective to provide wider knowledge about the problem.