Overview

The Rheumatology department at Dallah Hospital provides accurate diagnosis and high quality treatment for rheumatoid diseases that affect the body's skin, joints, muscles and internal organs, including common diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, and rare diseases such as relapsing polychondritis. They also offer consultancy and continuing care for patients with regional musculoskeletal disorders such as shoulder pain, hip pain, and knee pain, as well as preoperative evaluation and recommendations for patients considering joint replacement and arthritis-related reconstructive surgeries.
Rheumatologic services include
  • Outpatient consultations
  • Outpatient specialty care for patients with chronic rheumatic diseases
  • Hospital consultations
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic intra-articular and soft tissue injections and aspirations

Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Joint pain and swelling, especially in the smaller joints of the hands and feet
  • Joint and muscle aching or stiffness after sleep or long periods of rest
  • Loss of motion in the affected joints
  • Loss of strength in muscles attached to the affected joints
  • Severe fatigue during flare-ups
  • Deformity of the joints over time
  • General sense of not feeling well