Rheumatic diseases are chronic conditions usually causing pain and swelling of the connective tissues, joints or muscles. It affects all age groups ranging from paediatric to geriatric. Almost any organ or joint can be affected in rheumatic disease. Centre for Arthritis, Rheumatology and Immunology at Renai Medicity is conceptualized to provide high quality and compassionate care for patients suffering from these serious disorders. The disease spectrum is complex. Some like osteoarthritis occur due to the “wear and tear” of joints. Some such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) happen when the immune system becomes auto reactive and destroys the body itself (autoimmune).

The multidisciplinary team of experts includes:

  • Rheumatologists
  • General Physicians
  • Orthopaedic and sports medicine specialists
  • Nephrologists
  • Neurologists
  • Cardiologists
  • Pulmonologists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Paediatricians
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Ayurveda Specialists

We pride ourselves in providing each patient with an individualised treatment program to attain best outcomes. The centre is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic modalities and provides holistic medical and surgical treatment comparable to the best that is available the world over.


Signs and Symptoms

All rheumatic diseases are associated with considerable pain and morbidity and may cripple human life. Different types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases have different signs and symptoms. In general, people who have arthritis feel pain and stiffness in one or more joints. Pain and stiffness may be accompanied by tenderness, warmth, redness in a joint, and/or difficulty using or moving a joint normally.

Specialty features:

  • Comprehensive arthritis care for paediatric, adult and geriatric patients
  • Screening for autoimmune diseases
  • Early arthritis clinics
  • Preventive Rheumatology
  • Advanced laboratory support
  • Inpatient and Outpatient services with Intensive care support
  • Pre and Post operative care
  • Intrarticular injections
  • Dietary and Physiotherapy guidance
  • Biologic and advanced targeted therapy
Using the ultra-rapid advancements occurring in the field, the centre offers cutting edge care for following conditions.

Inflammatory arthropathies

Rheumatoid arthritis Adult Onset Still’s disease


  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthropathy
  • Enteropathic arthritis
  • Septic arthritis
Connective tissue diseases
  • Lupus
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Scleroderma (systemic sclerosis)
  • Mixed Connective tissue diseases
  • Polymyositis/ Dermatomyositis
  • Relapsing Polychondritis
  • Sarcoidosis


  • Microscopic Polyangiitis
  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome
  • Wegener’s granulomatosis
  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Henoch-Schönlein purpura
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Takayasu’s arteritis
  • Behçet’s syndrome
  • Kawasaki’s disease
  • Buerger’s disease
  • Secondary causes of vasculitis
Metabolic bone diseases
  • Crystal arthropathies: gout, pseudogout
  • Osteoporosis
  • Diabetes and Thyroid related arthropathies

Soft Tissue Rheumatism

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Low back pain
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Olecranon bursitis

Degenerative arthropathies & hereditary diseases

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
  • Hypermobile joint diseases

Paediatric diseases

  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)
  • Periodic Fevers etc

Our physical and Occupational Therapists work to restore movement and function that has been lost due to Rheumatic conditions as well as help patients to return a productive and satisfying life.If drugs, physical or occupational therapy do not provide enough control over rheumatic diseases, the centre also provides advanced surgeries including arthroscopic surgeries for severe or end-stage arthritis caused by a variety of problems including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory joint problems. Standing alone as well as in tandem with modern Rheumatology, our authentic Ayurveda wing offers complete outpatient and inpatient care for patients with Rheumatic diseases.

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