Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of arthritis which predominantly affects the spine, although other joints can be affected.
The term arthritis refers to pain, swelling and stiffness of joints. Pain is due to the irritation of nerve fibers in the inflamed joints.
Fibromyalgia syndrome is a common and chronic disorder characterized by widespread pain, diffuse tenderness, and a number of other symptoms.
Gout is one of the most common and oldest forms of arthritis that can cause extreme pain in the areas affected.
Back pain is very common problem that can range from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp pain that leaves you incapacitated.
Neck pain is a common complaint. Most causes of neck pain aren't serious. Neck muscles can be strained from poor posture
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and is seen especially among older people. Sometimes it is called degenerative joint disease or osteoarthrosis.
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic, painful and disabling autoimmune disease affecting 1% of the Indian population. It can affect any joint in the body.
Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease which affects skin and internal organs. The name scleroderma means “hard skin”.
Sjogren’s syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disease in which people’s white blood cells attack their moisture-producing glands.
SLE( Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) is a chronic, autoimmune disease. Autoimmune means your immune system cannot tell the difference between the foreign invaders like bacteria..
In medicine, ‘itis’ is a suffix that means inflammation; for example appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix. Vasculitis is inflammation of the vasculature (blood vessels),
Acute calcium pyrophosphate (CPP) crystal arthritis is a condition that can cause pain and swelling in joints.
Joint pain is a common symptom in childhood. While the majority of these are benign,..
Myositis is a general description for chronic, progressive inflammation of the muscles. Some types of myositis are associated with skin rashes.
Soft tissue rheumatism is one of the most common and most misunderstood categories of disorders facing the primary care physician. Among the more common types are subacromial bursitis,