Who is an arthrologist?
An arthrologist is a doctor specializing in diseases of joints, tendons, ligaments, articular bags, periarticular tissues and heart. His competence includes examination, treatment of any direction, including surgical intervention.
Perhaps some have a question about what can be common between the heart and the joints. The answer is simple: infections that penetrate into the joints or periarticular tissues cause damage not only to the hands and feet, but also through the blood pass through the heart, wherece the heart problems arise. For example, with rheumatism, patients often complain of stitching pains in the heart. So, it happens because of the presence of staphylococci, which provoke the disease itself - rheumatism. The favorite habitat of staphylococcus is soft tissue, with which the heart is rich. That's why an arthrologist is a doctor who heals both the joints and the heart.
When should I go to the arthrologist?
Physicians are usually treated for two reasons: preventive examination or emergency. For some reason, modern man, most often, comes to the hospital for a second reason. And, here, if he did it on the first, then it could have done without complications. Therefore, and the arthrologist is that doctor whom it is better to visit in the preventive purposes.
Let's consider the basic reasons when nevertheless it is necessary to address to the arthrologist:
- twists joints on weather,
- the joints of the fingers, hands, legs, neck, back, or other part of the body ache,
- pain during walking,
- pain in the joints, accompanied by an increased body temperature,
- night or morning "aches" joints,
- limited movements,
- probability of hereditary disease.
If, something of the listed you are concerned, then the arthrologist in this case, will be able to answer any of your questions. The presence of at least one of the listed symptoms is a clear sign that it is necessary to consult with this specialist.