Department of Rheumatology is the study of rheumatism, arthritis, and other disorders of the joints, muscles, and ligaments. It also deals with Soft Tissues, Autoimmune Diseases and heritable connective tissue disorders
A rheumatologist specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and therapy of the rheumatic diseases.A rheumatologist is the one who give treatment for diseases that affect the muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, and tendons. These diseases can cause pain, swelling, stiffness, and potentially cause joint deformities.
Department of Rheumatology in Dharan Hospital do deals with following ailments,
The most common rheumatic diseases include osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Both cause inflammation, swelling, and pain in joints. Gout is a form of arthritis in which urate crystals accumulate in a joint, usually the large joint of the big toe.
Signs & Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Pain or aching in more than one joint
Stiffness in more than one joint
Tenderness and swelling in more than one joint
Same Symptoms in in bothsides of the body. (Both Hands/ Both Knees)
Fatigue & Tierdness
Visit Dharan Hospital for all your Rheumatoid Arthritis issues. Contact 95850-69990.
Dr. Ramesh Ramalingam - Billroth Hospitals, Chennai.
Every Second Sunday - Evening @ Dharan Hospital between 5PM - 7PM.