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Rheumatology

Rheumatology is a medical specialty that deals with studying rheumatic diseases, also known as musculoskeletal diseases. It is often confused with Traumatology. Whenever chronic pain─ whether or not it is accompanied by inflammation or limited mobility and no matter where it is located─ is not due to a direct trauma or sports injury, it is derived to Rheumatology.

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This specialty deals with over 200 diseases and disorders affecting the joints, connective tissue, spinal column, soft tissue rheumatism, bone metabolism and non-malignant musculoskeletal pain.

The most common of these are rheumatoid arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, systemic lupus erythaematosus, osteoporosis, arthritis, tendinitis and bursitis and fibromyalgia.  The most common techniques are arthrocentesis (articular puncture) and injections (injections in painful joints).

Rheumatological ailments have become the second most frequent general medicine consultation and are also one of the main causes of disability, which is why, in recent years, we have seen significant advances made in the treatment of many diseases encompassed within the scope of this specialty.

At Hospitales San Roque, we deal with all of these problems applying the latest therapeutic techniques.

 

This specialty deals with over 200 diseases and disorders affecting the joints, connective tissue, spinal column, soft tissue rheumatism, bone metabolism and non-malignant musculoskeletal pain.

The most common of these are rheumatoid arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, systemic lupus erythaematosus, osteoporosis, arthritis, tendinitis and bursitis and fibromyalgia.  The most common techniques are arthrocentesis (articular puncture) and injections (injections in painful joints).

Rheumatological ailments have become the second most frequent general medicine consultation and are also one of the main causes of disability, which is why, in recent years, we have seen significant advances made in the treatment of many diseases encompassed within the scope of this specialty.

At Hospitales San Roque, we deal with all of these problems applying the latest therapeutic techniques.

 

This specialty deals with over 200 diseases and disorders affecting the joints, connective tissue, spinal column, soft tissue rheumatism, bone metabolism and non-malignant musculoskeletal pain.

The most common of these are rheumatoid arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, systemic lupus erythaematosus, osteoporosis, arthritis, tendinitis and bursitis and fibromyalgia.  The most common techniques are arthrocentesis (articular puncture) and injections (injections in painful joints).

Rheumatological ailments have become the second most frequent general medicine consultation and are also one of the main causes of disability, which is why, in recent years, we have seen significant advances made in the treatment of many diseases encompassed within the scope of this specialty.

At Hospitales San Roque, we deal with all of these problems applying the latest therapeutic techniques.

 

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