Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

Rheumatoid arthritis is a common disease associated with inflammation of the connective tissue, accompanying rheumatism.

Development of the inflammatory process leads to chronic defeat of joints. Most often, rheumatoid polyarthritis covers the ankle and knee joints, and in time on the elbow and wrist joints.

Symptoms of rheumatic polyarthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis requires the timely diagnosis and treatment. Consult your physician if you have the following symptoms:

  • Swelling of joints (rheumatoid arthritis begins with the small joints of the brush, then affects the knees and ankles. The skin around them swollen and red.
  • Morning stiffness is observed in 1-2 hours after sleep, takes place after a workout.
  • Rheumatoid nodules - dense painless education, appearing over разгибательной surface of the joint.
  • Pain - first periodic, over time, become regular.
  • Deformation - occurs due to the destruction of cartilage tissue. Accompanied by poor mobility of the joints, muscle atrophy, and in some cases - dislocation (running rheumatoid polyarthritis).

Diagnosis of rheumatic polyarthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a widely spread disease. The accumulated experience allows to diagnose it, even at the early stages. To do this, the patient is prescribed blood tests and urine tests, x-rays, MRI and ultrasound joints etc.

Rheumatoid arthritis is diagnosed together with allied experts - urologist, инфекционистом etc.

Treatment of rheumatic polyarthritis

Medication is accompanied by physiotherapy, exercise therapy. Patients also shown sanatorium treatment.

In our rehabilitation center you can receive treatment rheumatic polyarthritis with the help of mud therapy and balneotherapy.

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