Treatment of rheumatological diseases

Treatment of rheumatological diseases

A multidisciplinary team approach (i.e. including various medical professions such as specialist nurses, physiotherapists, professional therapists, and pediatricians) is often used to treat patients with various rheumatological diseases. The patient can also be an active member of the team to handle and manage all aspects of care. In this article, we Read more…

Exercise for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Exercise for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) includes more than one joint and is a systemic disease that affects the immune system. Studies have shown that regular exercise in rheumatoid arthritis and physical activity can prolong life and make life healthier and happier among people with RA. RA, however, is one of the most important Read more…

Rheumatoid Pannus

Rheumatoid Pannus

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) causes an inflammatory reaction in the joints, leading to the formation of abnormal tissue called rheumatoid pannus. This article discusses how rheumatoid pannus forms and how it contributes to joint pain and RA damage. In medicine, a pannus is any abnormal tissue that: It contains blood vessels. Covers Read more…

Medication for rheumatoid arthritis

Medication for rheumatoid arthritis

Most people who have rheumatoid arthritis take some kind of medication. Medicines for RA are usually divided into five categories: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs); steroids; anti-rheumatic modifying drugs; biologics and Janus kinase inhibitors. In this article, we will consider the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with medicines. When prescribing medicine, the doctor takes into Read more…

Medication for rheumatoid arthritis

Medication for rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, autoimmune, slowly progressing disease characterized by inflammation of the connective tissue with predominant joint damage. Its prevalence reaches 0.5 – 2% of the total population in industrialized countries. In this article, we will consider the medical treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Medication for rheumatoid arthritis Medication for rheumatoid arthritis Given Read more…

Rehabilitation for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rehabilitation for Rheumatoid Arthritis

People with rheumatoid arthritis are at risk of poor flexibility, muscle atrophy, decreased muscle strength and decreased cardiovascular endurance. Therefore, a multifactorial approach based on the use of drugs and rehabilitation methods is needed. Fortunately, with proper counseling, people with rheumatoid arthritis can exercise safely, improve their overall fitness, and lead Read more…