Managing your condition
Arthritis or musculoskeletal pain can be of various types. There are over 100 musculoskeletal or rheumatological diseases. Understanding them separately is vital.
Arthritis medications are often difficult to understand. we try to simplify on why you should take your medications, how to manage there side effects, costs involved and options available.
Rheumatology is often a misunderstood field in India and patients suffer due to lack of knowledge and resultant inability of informed decision making. It's almost impossible for busy rheumatologists in clinics to counsel patients about these diseases, their complex & at times expensive treatments, leading to a high degree of patient mistrust, fallout and suffering. With this webpage we will try to raise awareness, simplify rheumatism and try to instil patient confidence in their treatment.
India has very few Rheumatologists compared to western countries - this website will try to make a rheumatology opinion more accessible
It's better to show a rheumatologist for arthritis as they are specialised in diagnosing and treating various types of arthritis. Look out on this webpage for various types of arthritis.
Arthritis can occur in very small kids to very elderly people. Rheumatologists specialise in diagnosing arthritis in childhood or young age.
The term arthritis is used only for particular types of joint pain, look out for descriptions on this page
The brains behind It
Dr Nilesh Nolkha
Dr Nikita Lodha
How is Suhana (name changed) now ?”, I asked, or rather typed a message, to Suhana’s daughter. ” Sir, she passed away a few days back and left for her heavenly abode “, came back her reply the next day. The reply shocked me, as I wasn’t expecting such an outcome. This especially after my Read more about The ‘adverse effects’ of a doctor (rheumatologist) changing job[…]
चना दाल बंद ना करें – गाउट ( यूरिक एसिड वात ) या अन्य आर्थराइटिस में – Gout / uric acid vaat mein kya khaaein ?
Bhartiya (Indian) logon mein aur kaphi doctors mein Gout vaat or uric acid ke baare mein bahut si galat dharna hai. Gout vaat / gathiya rog yaa anya kisi arthritis mein kisi bhi prakaar ki dal, dudh padarth, sabjiyan aur khatai ke parhej ki jarurat nahin hai. Pehle samhjhiye ki yeh gathiya rog kya hota hai aur isse kaise control karein.
Do proteins in diet or supplements increase the risk of gout ? The simple answer is no. But, there are many precautions to be taken if one has gout.
Why you should not stop eating chana dal (or other lentils) in gout, increased uric acid and arthritis ?
Arthritis ,Gout & uric acid : The biggest misconception in Indian population including many doctors is that dals and dairy products cause increased uric acid, gout and arthritis. This article will help you to understand why its a totally wrong concept.
Do you have anyone in family with increased uric acid and gout attacks ? This article will simplify what is uric acid arthritis or gout.
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What is Rheumatology ? Rheumatology is a field of medicine, which deals with diseases having joint pain, arthritis and other related symptoms. It derives its origin from word ‘rheumatism’, which means anything related to joint or body pain. What is Arthritis ? Arthritis means joint pain associated with inflammation (redness, warmth and swelling). All joint pains are not arthritis. Read more about What is Rheumatology & arthritis ? Who is a Rheumatologist?[…]