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Rheumatic Disease Treatment in Dubai at Clemenceau Medical Center Hospital

Rheumatology is a medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the joints, bones, and muscles. Rheumatic diseases are a diverse group of disorders that cause pain, inflammation, and damage to joints, bones, and muscles, as well as to other parts of the body.

Rheumatic diseases treated at CMC include:

  • Osteoarthritis – The most common joint problem. A degenerative joint disease that causes wear and tear on the joints, leading to pain and stiffness
  • Rheumatoid arthritis – An autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and damage to the joints, leading to pain, swelling, and stiffness
  • Lupus, polymyostis and other chronic autoimmune diseases that affects various parts of the body, including the joints, skin, kidneys, and heart
  • Gout & pseudo-gout – A form of arthritis caused by the buildup of uric acid crystals in the joints, leading to pain, redness, and swelling.
  • Fibromyalgia: A chronic pain condition that affects the muscles and soft tissues, causing widespread pain and tenderness
  • Ankylosing spondylitis and other Inflammatory spinal disorders such as spinal rheumatism
  • Osteomalacia  and other Metabolic bone diseases
  • Connective tissue diseases such as systemic sclerosis
  • Inflammatory vascular disorders such as vasculitis and vasculopathy

Rheumatic Disease Diagnosis

Depending on your case we may use a number of diagnostic tools including:

  • Bone Dexa scan and quantitative CT scan – for detection of osteoporosis
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound – for detection of joint a tendon problem
  • MRI
  • CT Scan
  • Digital X-RAY

Rheumatic Disease Treatment in Dubai


  • Anti-inflammatories can help to reduce pain and inflammation.
  • Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs can slow or prevent joint damage in diseases like rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Biologic therapy, such as tumor necrosis factor inhibitors, target specific proteins involved in inflammation to slow down the disease process.

Joint Injections

  • Ultrasound guided intra-joint injections

Physical therapy & Exercise

  • Physical therapy can help to improve joint mobility, strength, and flexibility. It may also help to reduce pain and improve overall physical function.

Assistive devices

  • Assistive devices, such as canes, braces, and orthotics, can help to reduce stress on the joints and improve mobility.


  • In some cases, surgery may be necessary to repair or replace damaged joints, such as a knee or hip replacement.
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