Conditions

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease in which the lining of the joints become inflamed, causing pain, swelling, and stiffness. It is as an ‘autoimmune disease’ because it occurs when our immune system, which normally fights against infection, starts destroying healthy joints.

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  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    The term ankylosis stands for loss of mobility of the spine, whereas spondylitis means inflammation of the spine. Therefore, ankylosing spondylitis is a condition where chronic inflammation of spine and sacroiliac joint, results in complete fusion of the vertebrae leading to pain and stiffness in the spine.

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  • Psoriatic Arthritis

    Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an autoimmune disease that includes both psoriasis and a related form of arthritis. It is a form of inflammatory arthritis that causes pain, swelling and sometimes damage to any joint in the body.

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  • Osteoarthritis

    Also called degenerative joint disease, this is the most common type of arthritis, which occurs most often in older people. This disease affects cartilage, the tissue that cushions and protects the ends of bones in a joint.

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  • Gout

    Gout is a very common, painful form of arthritis which causes swelling, redness and stiffness of the joints. Gout is caused by increased levels of uric acid in the tissues and blood from abnormal metabolism. Eating certain foods rich in purines such as liver and dried beans can elevate the body’s level of uric acid.

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  • Reactive Arthritis

    Reactive arthritis involves swelling and joint pain of the knees, ankles and feet that occurs as a result of a bacterial infection in another part of the body, usually the urinary tract, intestines or genitals.

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  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    SLE is a chronic auto-immune disorder affecting mainly joints, kidneys and skin. It is seen more often in young adult population and is more likely to occur in women than men.

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  • Sjogren's syndrome

    Sjogren's syndrome is an auto-immune disease caused by an attack of the immune system on the body’s glands that produce tears and saliva. The cause of the disease is not known. The presence of certain genes in an individual increases the risk of the disease

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  • Degenerative Disc Disease

    Degenerative disc disease is a term used to describe age-related changes that occur in the soft discs present between the vertebral bones of the spine. These discs absorb stress and permit movement of the spine.

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  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica & Giant Cell Arthritis

    Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) is a rheumatic disorder of the joints and connective tissue characterized by muscle pain and stiffness in the shoulders, neck and hip areas.

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  • Bursitis

    A bursa is a small fluid-filled sac that is found between skin, muscles, tendons and bones. It lubricates and acts as a cushion in decreasing the friction, rubbing and irritation between these parts with movement.

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  • Crohn's Disease

    Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disorder causing inflammation of the tissue lining the digestive system presented with characteristic symptoms such as abdominal pain and diarrhea It is one of the condition among “inflammatory bowel diseases”.

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  • Infectious Arthritis

    Septic arthritis, also called as infectious arthritis, is characterized by joint inflammation due to a bacterial or fungal infection that usually affects the large joints of the body such as knee or hip.

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  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

    Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease-causing pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints and may restrict the movements of limbs.

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  • Osteoporosis

    The term osteoporosis means porous bones. Osteoporosis is a metabolic disorder characterized by progressive loss of bone mass making the bones increasingly weak and prone to fractures.

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  • Polymyositis

    Polymyositis is a rare connective tissue disorder that causes inflammation and weakness of muscles. It is a progressive disorder that affects the skeletal muscles and commonly starts during mid-childhood and into the 20s.

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  • Scleroderma

    Scleroderma is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes hardening of the skin. It is not contagious.Scleroderma can occur in both adults and children but is more often seen in females in the age group of 25 to 50 years.

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  • Spondyloarthropathies

    Spondyloarthropathies are a group of chronic inflammatory diseases of the spine and joints. The most common spondyloarthropathies include ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and arthritis secondary to inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis and crohn’s disease.

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  • Tendinitis

    Tendinitis refers to the inflammation of a tendon, which is a band of fibrous connective tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone. Tendinitis can result from repetitive or overuse injuries and can occur during activities such as gardening, carpentry, shoveling, painting, scrubbing, tennis, golfing, skiing, and pitching.

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