Rheumatism or rheumatic diseases are conditions that cause chronic, often intermittent pain affecting joints or connective tissue. Rheumatism does not indicate a specific condition, but encompasses at least 200 different conditions, including arthritis and "nonarticular rheumatism," also known as "regional pain syndrome" or "soft tissue rheumatism." There is a close overlap between the term soft tissue disorder and rheumatoid arthritis. Sometimes the term "rheumatic soft tissue disease" is used to describe these conditions.
BeterKliniek is the clinic for Integrative Medicine that bridges regular and non-regular medicine.
An van Veen (physician) and Michael van Gils (therapist) look for the cause of a condition or disease. That is where the treatment starts otherwise, as people often say, it is 'carrying water to the sea'. We call this cause medicine. Sometimes it is also desirable to treat the symptoms (at the same time). We call this symptom medicine.
Chronic disorders often have their cause in epi- genetics. You can schedule a free informative telephone consultation (phone number 040-7117337 until 1 p.m.) at BeterKliniek to discuss your symptoms so that we can provide you with further advice.