What is rheumatology? Our guide for dummies on this specialty – It is natural that among so many advances, branches and diversifications, there are one or five that escape you. If we are together in this mission to know more every day than we can to improve our health and prevent anything that breaks our peace, it is fair and necessary to learn.
Rheumatology is an area of the scientific study of health that has been on the rise and expanding in recent years but, like all of them, it is an invaluable source of information for you and anyone who wants to ensure that they live healthy and in peace.
What is rheumatology?
Within this scientific branch, musculoskeletal and autoimmune conditions (that the immune system attacks how and where it should not) are studied, diagnosed and treated. The rheumatologist acts on diseases that affect muscles, joints, bones and all the tissues that surround them
Facts and truths about rheumatology
- There are more than 200 rheumatic diseases that affect any gender and age range.
- In Spain, one in 4 adults suffers from rheumatoid disease
- They are the second cause of consultation, after acute respiratory infections, in Primary Care
- There are childhood rheumatoid diseases, one out of every 1000 children in Spain suffers from some
- Every year, 50 million people in the world suffer from a rheumatoid disease.
medmesafe Rheumatoid Arthritis Test
It is one of the 3 most common rheumatic diseases. It develops with the inflammation of the joints that hurt and do not mobilize. At medmesafe we have a test with which you can find out, especially if you have joint pain, and suddenly you find that you cannot do activities that you could before. Also in case of noticing abnormal inflammations in your joints.
The best rheumatology blogs to keep you informed
Tech Institute Spain: One of the largest online universities, dedicates many resources on its website to the dissemination of rheumatoid knowledge. visit them here
Facebook: TECH Technological University
Spanish Foundation of Rheumatology: the main source for this article, it is a site that brings together professionals from the country who are brilliant in this field. visit them here
Facebook: Rheumatology and patients
Blog of Dr. Manuel Romero Jurado: the direct platform of a professional in the area. It is constantly evolving and acquiring knowledge, do not miss it! Visit him here.
Facebook: Manuel Romero Jurado