This is what hell on earth must feel like: Every movement results in acute and severe pain! Rheumatism is the number one complaint of the masses, and is the collective term for all types of musculoskeletal disorders. These can have a number of causes, may be located in the various structures of joints, cartilage, bones, tendons, ligaments, muscles, nerves, and vessels, and may even point towards other systemic illnesses or a metabolic disorder. An early diagnostic classification of the disorder is essential – be it to halt degenerative processes in joints, or to simply prevent a chronification of pain.

Diagnostics and therapy options for rheumatic disorders have developed in leaps and bounds in recent years. In particular the early diagnosis of various forms of arthritis has become more exact and faster