waiting times

Hospital Particular Alvor

00h20m

Medical Emergency

Hospital Particular Gambelas

00h20m

Medical Emergency

00h38m

Paediatrics

Clínica Particular SIIPEMOR

09h44m

Medical Emergency

Clídis – Clínica de Diagnósticos de Sines

00h18m

Paediatrics

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

  • Hospital Particular do Algarve - Alvor
  • Hospital Particular do Algarve - Gambelas
  • Hospital Particular da Madeira
  • Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos
  • Centro Médico Internacional - VRSA
  • CLÍDIS - Clínica de Diagnósticos de Sines
  • Clínica Particular do Algarve - Guia
  • Clínica Particular do Algarve - Loulé
  • Clínica Particular de São Teotónio
  • Clínica Particular de Vila Nova de Milfontes
  • Clínica Particular de Vilamoura
  • Clínica Particular SIIPEMOR - S. Brás Alportel
  • Madeira Medical Center

doctors

Hospital Particular do Algarve - Alvor

Hospital Particular do Algarve - Gambelas

Hospital Particular da Madeira

Hospital São Gonçalo de Lagos

Centro Médico Internacional - VRSA

CLÍDIS - Clínica de Diagnósticos de Sines

Clínica Particular do Algarve - Guia

Clínica Particular do Algarve - Loulé

Clínica Particular de São Teotónio

Clínica Particular de Vila Nova de Milfontes

Clínica Particular de Vilamoura

Clínica Particular SIIPEMOR - S. Brás Alportel

Madeira Medical Center