Rheumatic diseases are not a single disorder, but refer to various inflammatory or degenerative conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system.
These diseases are mainly characterized by inflammation and pain of joints, bones, cartilage, tendons, ligaments and muscles and might lead to disability at some point. Rheumatic diseases affect all ages and both genders, although women are more frequently affected than men.
Apart from treating the pain, the exact assessment of the underlying condition of highest priority. Therefore we offer laboratory and clinical examinations as well as modern imaging methods.
As rheumatic diseases, with few exceptions, are chronic. Establishing a long term strategy and monitoring the patient’s response to the treatment are the primary objectives.