Rheumatologist in Bangalore

Rheumatologists are medical doctors who are qualified and experienced to treat conditions, such as arthritis and other disorders, which affects the joints, muscles, bones, skin, and various other tissues. Rheumatologists are also known to treat psoriatic arthritis.

When you should see a rheumatologist in Bangalore?
If you are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, then you must visit a rheumatologist on a regular basis. Apart from that, you should consult a rheumatologist if;

  •  You notice a flare in the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
  •  If you have pain in a different and a new location
  •  If you are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, it might be difficult to achieve a good night’s rest. But, if you have a change in sleeping or eating habits, then talk to your rheumatologist in Bangalore.
  •  If you are experiencing any side effects from the drugs you have been prescribed.
  •  If your treatment is not working as well as it used to, then visit your doctor now.
  •  If you have started noticing a new symptom.
What are the most common conditions treated by a rheumatologist in Bangalore, at Apollo Spectra?
Psoriatic arthritis
It is a chronic inflammatory disorder, which affects your skin and the joints simultaneously. It occurs in men and women equally. Generally, this disorder occurs between the ages of 30 and 50. The symptom of this disorder includes; swollen fingers or toes, your joints may become tender, swollen or painful, you may notice red or scaly skin patches, your range of motion becomes reduced, stiffness in the morning, neck and back pain, exhaustion, you may notice changes in nails, pain in the ankle, foot or heal, and eye pain.

Rheumatoid arthritis
It is an autoimmune disorder that can lead to pain and damage of the joints, all through your body. The damage of the joints that is caused by this disorder can occur on both sides of the body. So, for instance, if one arm is affected because of RA then the same arm on the other side might also get affected. This helps the doctor discriminate between normal arthritis and RA. It is a chronic disorder and the major symptoms are inflammation and pain in the joints. The symptoms are not always present but aggravate during periods known as flares. Other times, these symptoms stop for a while. The symptoms that occur in RA are joint pain, joint swelling, joint stiffness, and you may also lose the functionality of the joints. The symptoms of this condition can be mild, moderate, or even severe. Therefore, don’t ignore the symptoms of this condition, visit a rheumatologist immediately.

Myositis
This is a condition where the muscles you use to move your body becomes inflamed. It can occur because of an injury, an autoimmune disorder, or even an infection. The symptoms include exhaustion after you walk or stand, falling or even tripping, you may also experience swallowing or breathing.

Back pain

Back pain is one of the most common conditions faced by many. When it heals on its own, it is not a serious condition. But, when this disorder goes on for more than 3 months, it is categorized as chronic. Back pain can also be a result of injury, medical disorder or an intense physical activity. If you are suffering from lower back pain, it can be because of the bony lumbar spine, ligaments surrounding your spine, etc. Some of the most common causes of this condition include;

  •  Muscle strain
  •  The tension in the muscles
  • Damaged discs
  •  Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Lifting something very happy
  •  A sudden movement
  • Structural problems
  •  Improper movement or posture

Osteoporosis
This is a condition, which occurs when the density of your bone decreases, hence, the body stops producing the necessary amounts of bone. This disorder can affect both men and women, but in women, it occurs mostly after menopause. This condition can affect the structure and strength of the bones. It is important to note that smoking and following a poor diet can lead to this condition.

Osteoarthritis
It is a chronic and a long-lasting joint condition. This condition usually occurs because of the overuse of the joints. Hence, mostly the elderly suffer from osteoarthrosis. Other causes of this condition include; torn cartilage, joints that become dislocated, and injuries to the ligament.

Why should you choose Apollo Spectra?
At Apollo Spectra, you will meet the best rheumatologist to help deal with your condition. Our rheumatologists come with a vast experience and incredible amounts of knowledge. From simple case to even a complicated one, they can treat it all. So, if you notice any unusual symptoms, related to rheumatoid arthritis, visit a rheumatologist today.