waiting times

Hospital Particular Alvor

00h03m

Medical Emergency

Hospital Particular Gambelas

00h13m

Medical Emergency

Madeira Medical Center

00h01m

Medical Emergency

Rheumatology

Rheumatology


Rheumatology is the medical specialty that deals with the treatment of rheumatic diseases, including its study, diagnosis, research, prevention and rehabilitation.

There are more than 100 rheumatic diseases that can affect the bones, joints, muscles and tendons, other organs such as heart, kidney, lung, nervous system, eyes and skin.


Surgeries and Specialty Procedures performed at the HPA Health Group

  • Joint Infiltrations;
  • Peri-articular Infiltrations;
  • Viscosuplementation.

Exams

  • Clinical Analysis;
  • X-Rays;
  • Joint and Soft Tissue Ultrasound.

Main Pathologies / Diseases

  • Arthrosis;
  • Arthritis (rheumatoid, psoriatic, juvenile idiopathic);
  • Spondyloarthropathies (ankylosing spondylitis, Reiter's disease);
  • Systemic erythematosus lupus and other connective diseases;
  • Gout and other microcystic diseases;
  • Osteoporosis;
  • Peri-articular pathology (tendinitis, tenosynovitis, bursitis);
  • Fibromyalgia.

Common Symptoms

  • Chronic Joint Pain;
  • Musculoskeletal pain;
  • Joint stiffness;
  • Joint deformity.

 

medical specialty available on the following units