An acute illness is an illness where symptoms appear or change quickly. Dr. Chitakki sees her patients with an acute illness on the same day when possible or within one to two days. Dr. Chitakki treats people of all ages for a variety of acute illnesses including Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Sinus Infection, Sore throat, Skin rashes and others.
The leading cause of disability and death in the United States is chronic disease. Chronic diseases are costly, common, and often preventable. Dr. Ritu Chitakki works with patients to diagnose, treat, and monitor these conditions which include Asthma, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Thyroid disease and others.
An acute injury is a rapid onset of pain due to a traumatic incident or an impact affecting a particular area of the body. Examples include an ankle sprain or back pain. Dr. Chitakki offers comprehensive patient care for acute injuries that include diagnosis, treatment and pain management.