DISEASES OF THE ORGANS OF MOTION (JOINTS AND MUSCLES) : ARTHRITIS (ARTHRITIS) CHRONIC RHEUMATIC (POLYARTHRITIS RHEUMATICA CHRONICA) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
ARTHRITIS (ARTHRITIS) CHRONIC RHEUMATIC admits not all authors. However, after a particularly resistant acute polyarthritis or as a result of numerous relapses of inflammatory process in the same joints, finally, the result of a combination of rheumatic infection with other adverse pathogenetic aspects (focal infection, physical stress, metabolic disorders) after acute rheumatic attacks in the joints remain a little bit of pain, discomfort and stiffness, light crunch, which periodically aggravated and then disappear again. So here you can talk about residual effects rheumatoid arthritis or chronic rheumatic arthritis.
Primary importance is the elimination of focal infection and other pathogenetic aspects and therapy: diathermy, electric field UHF, mud, peat, paraffin pack, water, brine and especially hydrogen sulfide baths. Active therapy is excluded if there is evidence of current inflammation in the heart and circulatory inefficiency. Treatment of chronic rheumatism and simultaneous hardening of the patient with rheumatic fever prevention is best carried out at the resorts: hydrogen sulfide (Matsesta, Talgi, Sergius of mineral water and others) and acroteria - Tskhaltubo, Belokurikha, etc.
Prophylaxis against recurrences of rheumatic fever, which is so dangerous for the development or complications of rheumatic heart disease: fighting infections, the prevention of influenza, seasonal catarro, cooling, fatigue and careful hardening of the body.