Rheumatology

Rheumatology


Rheumatology is a multifaceted discipline of medicine and the clinical management of the patients involves various specialities.

At Healthway Hospital we offer surgical, medical and palliative approach in management of rheumatological conditions. The Department handles rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, SLE (Lupus), vasculitis etc.

Surgical management includes total knee replacements, total hip replacements, arthroscopic debridements etc. In addition to this, administration of various intra-articular injections, sinovial fluid aspiration, tissue biopsies, carpal tunnel injections etc are also used.

The management also involves continous palliative physiotherapy which provides great benefits to the patients

Medical managemnt involves diagnostic and therapeutic measures including the use of DMARDS , (Disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs) This is a category of otherwise unrelated drugs defined by their use in rheumatoid arthritis to slow down disease progression and they are an important part of an overall treatment plan Besides this Physiotherapy department has much to offer for the management of these cases. The cases are usually managed both but medications and exercises where applicable.

Rheumatology

Rheumatology

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