Rheumatology is the study of rheumatism, arthritis, and other disorders of the joints, muscles, and ligaments. Rheumatology is a sub-specialty in internal medicine, devoted to diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Rheumatologists deal mainly with clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitis, and heritable connective tissue disorders.
Rheumatology department in Zulekha Hospital aims for early diagnosis and management of various types of arthritis to avoid any long term complications causing significant damage to joints and other organs of the body. Arthritis especially inflammatory arthritis, if left untreated, can cause significant damage and deformities in joints so arthritis should be assessed and treated as early as possible to avoid such complications and limitations in our daily activities.
Rheumatology Services at Zulekha Hospital Dubai offers:
Most important types of Vasculitis are-
Zulekha Hospital is equipped with excellent lab and radiology facilities where we can offer laboratory tests for arthritis, tests for autoantibodies, X-rays and ultrasound of joints These tests helps us in early diagnosis of rheumatology problem. We have facilities for prescribing, administering and monitoring latest treatments in arthritis called as biologic drugs. Also we can offer joint and soft tissue injections to help joint inflammation and pain, if needed in individual cases.