Rheumatology is a branch dealing with diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting joints, muscles and bones which are mainly auto immune in origin.
A Rheumatologist commonly treats the following conditions:
Rheumatoid Arthritis; Osteoarthritis; Gout; Ankylosing Spondylitis; Frozen Shoulder; Tennis Elbow; Golfer’s Elbow; Acute Rheumatic Fever; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Scleroderma; Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy; Psoriatic Arthritis; Progressive Systemic Sclerosis; Paget’s Disease; Sjogren’s Syndrome; Fibromyalgia Syndrome; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Sarcoidosis
Blood Investigations; Ultra Sound Imaging; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); Arthroscopy; Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
Joint Repair; Joint Reconstruction; Joint Replacement; Removal of damaged bone fragments or ligaments