Senior Director & HOD
The Rheumatic Diseases Unit at BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital provides exceptional patient care, comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients with a broad range of musculoskeletal problems. The world-class treatment services offered at the Unit include proper diagnosis, medication for pain and inflammation, disease-specific treatment approach and comprehensive care throughout the journey of the treatment.
Rheumatology: It is a sub-speciality of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to rheumatic or musculoskeletal disorders.
Rheumatic diseases: These diseases are characterised by inflammation that affects the connecting or supporting structures of the body — most commonly the joints, but also sometimes the tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. It encompasses the following spectrum of diseases:
The major indicators of Rheumatic diseases are:
The symptoms may vary from person to person. A doctor can examine a person, evaluate the symptoms and recommend proper treatment plan accordingly.
Some of the major conditions treated are:
Rheumatic diseases are generally chronic conditions that are not fully curable. However, there is effective management plan available for most of the conditions associated with such diseases.
These tests will help detect markers of inflammation, abnormal blood counts, antibodies associated with certain diseases, and abnormal organ function, cartilage loss, fluid build-up, soft tissue tears, bone or joint erosion and damage, among other things.
Certain precautions can be followed to reduce the effect of Rheumatic diseases:
Risk factors that can’t be avoided:
Risk factors that may be avoided:
One can easily reduce the risk of Arthritis by taking proper care of health, maintaining an active & healthy lifestyle and avoiding delay in getting routine health check done.
Dr. Rakesh Mahajan
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