Rheumatology

Rheumatology is concerned with morbid conditions that cause disturbances in the locomotor system and connective tissue supporting the body. Rheumatisms are caused by inflammation of our defense system cells lead to joints and other tissues. These cells invade the affected tissues causing the production of inflammatory molecules which in turn cause inflammation (arthritis), and can also cause irreversible damage


Visit starts with the reconstruction of the patient’s clinical history and known symptoms (personal history). Then a survey is conducted on family information (family history), as most of rheumatoid arthritis tend to be recurrent in the same family. After, a physical examination is carried out by performing specific maneuvers that help to highlight any possible articular alteration. A suspect diagnosis is then formulated and the next step is the prescription of laboratory tests.

  • Chronic pain
  • Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Microcrystalline arthritis (gout and chondrocalcinosis)
  • Arthrosis
  • Osteoporosis

  • Specialist rheumatological examination
  • Infiltration
  • Eco-guided infiltration
  • Bone Densitometry (DXA)
  • Videocapillaroscopy
  • Osteo-articular ultrasound