Rheumatology in Philippines

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Makati Medical Center
3.0

From 134 verified reviews

William Fan, 16 September 2020

I've done multiple medical check-ups with MMC as well as when my dad was confined for a few weeks there. Place was well kept clean, signs and staff are friendly and answers to questions well. Their services are prompt and the doctors and staff are very professional.

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Asian Hospital and Medical Center
3.2

From 93 verified reviews

Steve Frost, 20 September 2020

Best hospital in delhi ncr. Good quality of treatment and takes good care of patients.

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The Medical City
3.1

From 133 verified reviews

Mari Delos Santos, 16 April 2020

The main lobby will give you a feeling of being in a resort or hotel lobby. The newly open Central Park will be an extra treat, an amenity area that will give patients and visitors the feeling of being at home in their own garden. Doctors here are the best in the country. State of the art facilities and high tech medical equipment. How I wish every Filipino can experience the medical care and assistance at Thé Medical City.❤️ March 4, 2020, I went to the Ambulatory Service Center- as usual long line but patients are comfortably seated and patiently waiting. I have been on food and water fasting for my blood extraction. Not to over fast I approached the lady at the counter 4, to let her know of my situation. She was so quick in attending to my concern and never ask for anything, not even my ID or HMO. She accompanied me at the blood extraction area and everything I need was well taken cared of because of her. Thank you very much Ms. Maria Concepcion Calayan Golla for your kind assistance and compassion. Keep up the excellent work. May your tribe increase. All the best!❤️

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St. Luke's Medical Center

St. Luke's Medical Center, located in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines offers patients Sjogrens Syndrome Treatment procedures among its total of 313 available procedures, across 30 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Sjogrens Syndrome Treatment procedures at St. Luke's Medical Center, as all prices are available on request only. There is currently a lack of information available on the specialists practicing at the Clinic, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: JCI AccreditedTEMOS

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Philippine Orthopedic Institute
5.0

From 1 verified reviews

Ran Ger, 26 September 2019

The Philippine Orthopedic Institute, Inc., is the first orthopedic private practice group in the country, patterned after group practices in the U.S.The Institute has achieved a milestone in providing quality orthopedic care. Established in 1987, the Institute provides treatment and services to patients of all ages and from all backgrounds: from expatriates to professional athletes, from industrial health care plans to the charity patients of the Makati Health Program.We are actively involved in training and research which are progressive and organized in maintaining current orthopedic knowledge and quality patient care. We are an integral component in the Makati Medical Center Orthopedic Residency Program.All these efforts are aimed at contributing to the progress of orthopedics in the Philippines, both in the private and public sectors.Our physicians are Fellows of:Philippine Orthopedic AssociationAmerican Academy of Orthopedic SurgeonsWe have a computerized scheduling system to arrange appointments at your convenience. Should it be an emergency, a doctor is always on-call to attend to you.Four treatment rooms are available for out-patient consultations. We also have a cast room to expedite casting procedures, if needed. Should surgery be deemed necessary, in-patient arrangements can be facilitated with affiliate hospitals.

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Regenestem Manila

Regenestem Manila, located in Butuan, Agusan del Norte, Philippines offers patients Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment procedures among its total of 16 available procedures, across 3 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment procedures at Regenestem Manila, as all prices are available on request only. There are many specialists available at the Hospital, with 6 in total, and they are accredited by PBPS - Philippine Board of Plastic Surgery

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Motions Venture Physio Therapy Inc.

Motions Venture Physio Therapy Inc., located in Butuan, Agusan del Norte, Philippines offers patients Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment procedures among its total of 55 available procedures, across 7 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment procedures at Motions Venture Physio Therapy Inc., as all prices are available on request only. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by the lead specialist at the Hospital, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes

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    Rheumatology is a branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and therapy of conditions that affect joints, bones, tendons, ligaments, and muscles, including those known as rheumatic diseases, or autoimmune conditions. Physicians who have had special training in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Some of the conditions that rheumatologists diagnose and treat include:

    Chronic back pain, Lupus, Inflammatory arthritis of the hips, knee, or shoulders, Rheumatoid arthritis, Tendinitis, Osteoporosis, Psoriatic arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Giant cell arteritis, Bursitis, Scleroderma, Behcet’s disease, Polymyalgia rheumatic, Paget’s disease, Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Gout, Reiter’s syndrome, Sjogren’s syndrome, Reactive arthropathies, Sarcoidosis, Idiopathic juvenile arthritis.

    While rheumatologists diagnose and treat rheumatic diseases, they do not perform surgery. They perform examinations and procedures that help them diagnose, manage, and treat rheumatic conditions. These include:

    • Complete physical exams.
    • Lab tests, which usually involve taking samples of joint fluid, urine, or blood to check for anti-cyclic citrullinated peptides (anti-CCP) antibodies, synovial fluid, rheumatoid factor, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), and C-reactive protein.
    • Imaging tests, such as X-rays, CT scans, MRIs, bone density scans (DXA), or ultrasounds.
    • Lumbar punctures.
    • Joint aspiration.
    • Synovial biopsy.
    • Joint injections.
    • Bursal injections.
    • Hyaluronic acid injections.

    How Long Should I Stay in Philippines?

    Rheumatology procedures are usually performed on an outpatient basis, meaning you should be able to leave the hospital or clinic on the same day. Depending on your condition and the type of procedure you will have, you may also be allowed to travel home immediately after. However, it is generally recommended that you stay for 2 to 7 days as you may need to attend a follow-up appointment to discuss the test results with your rheumatologist (if you undergo a diagnostic test) or to monitor your condition.

    What's the Expected Recovery Time?

    The recovery time depends on your specific condition. After the rheumatology procedure itself, you may not need any downtime, although you will need to take it easy for at least two days after some procedures, such as a lumbar puncture. If your condition causes painful symptoms, your rheumatologist will also recommend that you rest until the pain and discomfort subsides. Make sure to discuss your recovery timeline, including when you can return to work and perform strenuous activities.

    What Aftercare is Required?

    Your rheumatologist will likely prescribe you medications. It is important that you take the medications as directed. You may also be suggested to see undergo physical therapy or occupational therapy. Physical therapists will teach you exercises that can help you move your joints and improve their strength, while occupational therapists can teach you how to ease the strains on your joints when performing your day-to-day activities. Lifestyle changes are important as well, such as maintaining a healthy weight and staying active. Since most rheumatic diseases are long-term diseases, you probably will need regular checkups.

    What's the Success Rate?

    With cutting-edge technology, continuous research, and a better understanding of the joints, bones, tendons, ligaments, and muscles, rheumatology procedures are now more accurate and safer. The procedures are also highly successful, giving patients higher satisfaction rates and improvement in their quality of life. 

    Are there Alternatives?

    The alternatives depend on your specific condition. It is best that you talk to your general physician first, who will be able to refer you to the relevant specialist. If you require surgery, for instance, you need joint replacement surgery, your rheumatologist will refer you to an orthopedic surgeon.

    Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 23/11/2020.

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