Rheumatology is the medical discipline dealing with diseases affecting one's joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles.

Common rheumatic diseases and conditions:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Vasculitides
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Degenerative arthritis
  • Gout
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson's disease, difficulty in walking, falls

Scope of service:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases, e.g. joint pain/ inflammation and back pain etc.
  • Ultrasound scan of joints
  • Ultrasound-guided biopsy of joint/ musculoskeletal tissues and injections
  • Treatment with biologic response modifiers
  • Early assessment and treatment of arthritis