Rheumatism belongs to the genus of musculoskeletal disorders. A group of diseases that causes the most sick leave in Germany. The autoimmune disease should therefore by no means be underestimatedand treated as early as possible. In this way, its symptoms can be alleviated and its course slowed down or even stopped. Our experienced doctors will accompany you in this process at all our locations.
In medicine, rheumatism refers to a variety of clinical pictures. However, the term usually refers to rheumatoid arthritis. Those affected by this autoimmune disease suffer from a disorder of the body's own defence system, which as a result mainly attacks the inner skin of the joints. The result is sometimes considerable damage tothe joints.
Several values are necessary for a reliable diagnosis of rheumatism. These are, among others:
As with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, the trigger of the autoimmune disease rheumatism is unknown at present.
Typical symptoms of rheumatism include:
The first step in the comprehensive treatment of rheumatism is diagnosis. The following applies here: the earlier, the better the prognosis - not only for your joints. Rheumatism patients have up to three times the risk of a heart attack or stroke.
At Avi Medical, diagnosis is followed by targeted therapy. This includes: