Rheumatology in Batumi
Diseases affect your joints tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. Among them are many types of arthritis, a term used for conditions that affect your joints. Sometimes they’re called musculoskeletal diseases.
Common symptoms include: Joint pain Loss of motion in a joint or joints Inflammation — swelling, redness, and warmth in a joint or affected area The medical field that studies these types of conditions is called rheumatology.
If your regular doctor thinks you have a rheumatic disease, he’ll probably send you to a rheumatologist — a doctor who’s specially trained to treat them. Your rheumatologist will examine you to diagnose your condition, then oversee a treatment plan for you that will likely include medications, regular exercise, a healthy diet, stress management, and rest.
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