What is Rheumatology?

Rheumatology is the study of bone structure and musculoskeletal movement of the body. 

A Rheumatologist is a healthcare practitioner who treats musculoskeletal diseases that affect muscles, joints, swelling, and stiffness of the bones. A rheumatologist is a pediatrician who has further specialized in the diagnosis and detection of musculoskeletal diseases. 

 Rheumatologists are also specialized in studying the autoimmune conditions of the body. While a rheumatologist primarily treats joints and muscles related diseases, they also treat diseases related to eyes, skin, nervous system, and internal medicine. They are like orthopedists however they do not specialize in performing surgeries. Some of the common diseases treated by rheumatologists are rheumatoid arthritis, chronic back pain, lupus, osteoarthritis. A rheumatologist usually works in outpatient facilities. They are also affiliated with recognized hospitals and clinics.  They will carefully evaluate your case and provide individual diagnoses. They are fully licensed for providing the right treatments and guidance for joint and muscular movements. Nonetheless, the expertise of a Rheumatologist is not limited to just treating joint conditions, they are also trained for prescribing preventive medication.  


Autoimmune Disease Control | Consult with Rheumatologists

Apart from muscular diseases, Rheumatologists also treat autoimmune diseases, inflammation and other conditions causing damage to the skeletal structure of the body. If you are experiencing any unexplained muscular problem, you should consult with a ‘Rheumatologist’ immediately. Your Rheumatologist will go through a thorough examination of your body and may suggest certain lifestyle changes to make.   

Services by Healthwire Rheumatologist

The services and treatments offered by our Rheumatologist are, but not limited to:

  • Osteoporosis screening and management. 

  • Early Arthritis diagnosis and management.

  • Nerve pain, neck pain, and other pain disorders

  • Soft tissue rheumatism 

  • Musculoskeletal disorders 

  • Polymyalgia rheumatica 

  • Gout 

  • Fibromyalgia 

  • Vasculitis 

  • Soft tissue injections and aspirations 

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic services. 


Certified Rheumatologists in Pakistan | Just a Click Away!

A Rheumatologist in Pakistan is a licensed medical healthcare practitioner who has undergone standard MBBS, followed by a specialization in Rheumatology from a recognized institute. It is important for a Rheumatologist to carry a license for practicing from a recognized board or state. Pakistan has many top qualified Rheumatologists who are best in their field. In order to help you, Healthwire is providing you with easy access to Pakistan’s Best Rheumatologists. You can find the complete list of both male and female Rheumatologists from all over Pakistan with their detailed information of expertise, practicing location, and timings.

You can easily book an “Online Appointment” or even Opt for “Video Consultation” at your ease, Anywhere, Anytime all over Pakistan by either Calling us at 04232500989 or download our Healthwire App to book appointments.

Frequently Asked Questions
What does a rheumatology doctor treat?

A rheumatologist treats joint, muscular and bone diseases. However unlike an orthopedic a rheumatologist does not carry out surgery. Common diseases treated by rheumatologists include osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic back pain, tendinitis, and lupus.

What is the most common rheumatic disease?

Some of the most common rheumatic diseases are; Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Lupus Osteoporosis Scleroderma

Why would you go to a rheumatologist?

Often based on the health of your bone and joint structure, you will be referred to a rheumatologist for different treatment options.

What will rheumatologists do on their first visit?

They will thoroughly examine for physical deformities which will include examination of your bone structure and carrying out tests for the right diagnosis.

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