waiting times

Hospital Particular Gambelas

00h55m

Medical Emergency

00h20m

Paediatrics

Hospital Particular da Madeira

00h05m

Paediatrics

Madeira Medical Center

00h48m

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