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Arthritis Support Board is maintained by Dr. S.M. Akerkar — M.D. (Consultant Rheumatologist, Mumbai). We provide reliable basic information, as well as relevant research information to help those with arthritis understand the condition in a better way. Our internet based support resources are aimed to help you achieve conquest over your arthritis.

Rheumatology as a speciality deals with all types of arthritis including Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Reactive arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, all types of joint pains including knee pain/ shoulder pain, connective tissue diseases like SLE (Lupus), Scleroderma, Polymyositis and Osteoporosis.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease affecting the joints. Normally, body’s immune system is designed to fight microoraganisms causing infections. Due to various reasons, the immune system may start considering its own body organs as foreign & attacks it. This self intolerance is known as autoimmunity.....


Gout is a painful arthritis caused by deposition of uric acid crystals in the joints. Uric acid is a product of break down of the purines in the body. Being a breakdown product, it is naturally present in the blood. However, when it accumulates in the blood......

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