Rheumatology is one of the therapeutic areas in the diagnosis and treatment of systemic diseases, diseases of the connective tissues, and joints. The main feature of rheumatological diseases is that it is very difficult to diagnose because the symptoms very often coincide with some infectious and oncological diseases ones. To provide the correct differential diagnostics and finally diagnose is the most important task of a rheumatologist.
When to visit a rheumatologist?
Usually, patients rarely visit a rheumatologist, because the symptoms can be similar to diseases with which they can ask to other specialists: a family doctor or therapist, a neurologist, a cardiologist, etc.
You need the consultation of rheumatologist if the following symptoms are:
If some of these symptoms have occurred, your doctor can suspect a rheumatologic disease and will recommend visiting a rheumatologist.
During the consultation, the rheumatologist will:
Doctors of the Healthy&Happy Medical Center serve patients with the following rheumatological diseases:
In the diagnosis of rheumatological diseases, an examination of the patient by a doctor is very important. During the examination, a rheumatologist checks the visual condition:
Your doctor may suggest doing simple exercises to get information about functional disorders in the joints. In addition, laboratory and instrumental studies are used to provide differential diagnostics.
Doctors-rheumatologists at Healthy&Happy Medical Center use modern techniques to detect cause-and-effect attitudes to accurately diagnose. Unfortunately, most rheumatologic diseases are chronic. But if the disease is detected in the early stages, it can be prevented before the disability. In addition, the treatment will provide an opportunity to develop a complex of measures to obtain a stable remission.
The complex of therapeutic measures consists of:
For patients with rheumatological diseases, there are opportunities to receive a rehabilitation course at the Center for Vertebrology, Rehabilitation, and Psychosomatics at Healthy&Happy MC (Volodymyrska) to restore the functions of the joints and spine, as well as to restore their mobility.
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Repeated consultation of rheumatologist
Antistreptolysin-О content determination (semi-quantitative)
Ionized calcium content determination
Uric acid content determination
Rheumatoid factor determination (semi-quantitative)
Ultrasound of one joint