Arthritis Specialists in Malta and Gozo
Arthritis is a rheumatic condition which specifically refers to joint inflammation. However, the term also refers to a collection of 200 different conditions affecting joints, the surrounding tissue, and any other connective tissue.
There are a number of different factors that can lead to the development of arthritis including injury, infections, genetics, and dysfunctions of the immune system. Whilst physical activity can provide a positive effect on arthritis an Arthritis Specialist, medically-known as Rheumatologist can advise you on any medications and strategies that can ease the pain.
When to see an Arthritis specialist
Arthritis specialists can help you with any arthritis issues you are experiencing including any of the symptoms below. This is not an exhaustive list and as such, you should always consult with your GP if you suspect any joint problems:
- You are experiencing pain or swelling of joints
- Joints appear to be red or tender
- You are experiencing difficulty moving