Rheumatology is a speciality that deals with non-surgical management of many musculoskeletal as well as systemic disorders. Some of the common conditions treated are :

Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Gout
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Vitamin D deficiency
  • SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
  • Systemic sclerosis
  • Myositis
  • Back/neck pain of varied causes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic fatigue/weakness
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Vasculitis
  • Behcet’s disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Paediatric rheumatology

There are several recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of joint and musculoskeletal problems that can enable early diagnosis and prevention of any long term joint damage. This speciality also encompasses systemic conditions such as vasculitis, SLE (Lupus) and other connective tissue diseases.