Bone conditions like arthritis is not always an age-related condition. It can affect children too. This is why this sub speciality deals with the treatment of painful or non inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders in children and adolescents. These conditions include chronic joint ailments and swelling, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Onset Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia or widespread muscle pain, Dermatomyositis, Polyarteritis Nodosa and other Vasculitis and other joint diseases.
Why choose Manipal Hospitals
Manipal Hospitals is one of the few healthcare giants in the country to boast of this unique specialised unit and appointed with superlative paediatric rheumatologists. Where children are involved, it is our singularly aim to nip any ailment in the bud before it becomes chronic. This is exactly the reason we have established this unit dedicated to the comprehensive treatment of all associated rheumatology cases that include auto immune disorders, such as lupus, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, Kawasaki disease, post-infectious arthritis, chronic vasculitis, and inflammatory disorders of the muscle, eye, or other organs. Our paediatric rheumatologist works with paediatricians to evaluate and discuss the optimal treatment protocols for children suffering from these extensive bone, joint and muscle disorders in a safe and comfortable ambience.