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Avi Medical helps you with rheumatism

Rheumatism belongs to the genus of musculoskeletal disorders. A group of diseases that causes the most sick notes in Germany. The autoimmune disease should therefore not be underestimatedand, if possible, be treated early. In this way, your symptoms can be alleviated and your progress can be slowed downor even stopped. Our experienced doctors will accompany you at all our locations.

What is rheumatism?

In medicine, rheumatism refers to a variety of clinical pictures. As a rule, the term is used the Rheumatoid Arthritis meant. Those affected by this autoimmune disease suffer from a disorder of the body's own defense system, which as a result primarily damages the inner skin of the joints strong> attacks. The result is partially significant joint damage.

When does it become rheumatism?

Several values ​​are necessary for certain diagnosis of rheumatism. These include:

  • Joint status 
  • Symptom duration
  • Blood values ​​
  • Ultrasound, X-ray and MRI that show changes in the joints
  • Anomalies in the joint puncture

What are the triggers of rheumatism?

As with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, the trigger for the autoimmune disease is rheumatism currently unknown.

What are possible symptoms of rheumatism?

The typical symptoms of rheumatism include:

  • general fatigue
  • < li id="">Night sweats
  • Muscle pain
  • mild fever
  • on the joints: pain with swelling , stiffness (especially in the morning), nodules (rheumatoid nodules)
  • Pain in the tendon attachments and bursa
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (nocturnal tingling and pain in the wrists and hands )
  • if organs are also affected: inflammation of the pleura when the lungs are affected, pericarditis when the heart is affected, conjunctivitis when the eyes are affected and redness and circulatory disorders when vessels are affected

Treatment of rheumatism at Avi Medical

The first step The comprehensive treatment of rheumatism is diagnosis. The following applies here: The earlier, the better the prognosis - not just for you Joints. Because: Rheumatism patients have a up to three times increased risk of a heart attack or stroke. 

Diagnostics are followed at Avi Medical targeted therapy.  This includes: 

  • Cold therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Education
  • Medicines according to a step-by-step scheme, both for prophylaxis and for acute attacks