Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and treatment

Rheumatoid arthritis is a severe disease of the joints, which proceeds with many complications.

Disease development occurs gradually. At the first sign of the disease need to immediately contact a doctor.

The main symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

The course of the disease, as with any other individual. However, there are some signs, which can detect rheumatoid arthritis.

These include:

  • Inflammation and swelling of the joints of the index and middle fingers - are the first to suffer joints, located at the base of these fingers. In parallel may show inflammation of the radiocarpal joints and joints of the feet.
  • The symmetry of the inflammation - in most cases, swelling that occurs on the one hand, simultaneously developing and on the second.
  • Pain - painful sensations appear after midnight and amplified by the morning. Their peak in the first half of the day, after lunch, the pain subsides.
  • Symptom of morning stiffness, is manifested in the first hours after waking up. Is expressed in the low mobility of the body, the sensation of the затекших muscles.
  • Rheumatoid nodules - dense education in size with a pea. Are more likely to appear at the bend of the elbows.

How to treat rheumatoid arthritis?

There are medications for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. They slow down the progression of the disease, relieve pain and prevent the emergence of complications.

In addition, rheumatoid arthritis docked with the help of physical therapy, for example, low-frequency magnetotherapy and laser therapy.

After decreasing the activity of inflammatory process effective is the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in the sanatorium. Patients prescribed mud treatment, massage, exercise therapy and balneotherapy.

Our medical center - a place, where people are treated for rheumatoid arthritis

In our sanatorium rheumatoid arthritis effective cure for many years.

You can pass the course of treatment in our rehabilitation center. Details about its cost, accommodation in medical centre and proposed procedures learn the telephone numbers (04338) 2-20-86 (round the clock) or (04338) 2-25-77 (from 09.00 to 18.00). Or use the feedback form in Contacts