Rheumatology - Treatment

Treatment is provided for the following disorders:

  • PUO – Immunological
    • Rheumatologic diseases causing prolonged fever & multisystem disorders
  • Immune mediated lung disease I LD/IPF
  • Inflammatory joint diseases
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Spondarthritis (Ankylosing Spondylitis)
    • Psoriatic Arthritis etc.
    • Reactive arthritis
    • Arthritis associated with bowel disorders
  • Connective tissue disorders
    • Myositis
    • Scleroderma
    • Vasculitis etc
  • Crystal induced arthritis
    • Gout, Pseudogout
  • Osteoarthritis
    • Knee & Hand Osteoarthritis
  • Low Back Pain
    • Inflammation & Non inflammatory back pain
  • Soft Tissue Rheumatism
    • Tennis elbow & golfer’s elbow, tendinitis, fascitis
  • Osteoporsis
    • Age related, steroid induced
  • Juvenile arthritis (arthritis in children)
  • Fibromyalgia syndrome & chronic fatigue syndrome

Services

Consultant Rheumatologists at Apollo Hospital are trained to appropriately evaluate any patient with joint symptoms or a suspected rheumatological disorder. Rheumatologists are well versed in the techniques of intra-articular and local injection therapy, including epidural injections where indicated and "Medical Synovectomy". Consultant Rheumatologists are particularly aware of the current treatment guidelines for managing a patient with arthritis and are fully familiar with the use of disease modifying drugs, immunosuppressant therapy and also the use of currently available Biologic agents. Anti TNF agents like Infliximab and Elanercept and Anti CD 20 agents like Rituximib, Anti IL 6 agents like Actemra and Co- Stimulity blocked like Abatacept.