Treatments - Rheumatology



Rheumatology investigates, diagnoses and manages patients with musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and lupus.

Reasons to see a Consultant Rheumatologist

-  Persistant joint pain
-  Inflammation indicated by joint swelling
-  Tenderness of the joints
-  Stiffness, redness, warmth
-  Joint deformity
-  Loss of range of motion or flexibility
-  Fatigue, lack of energy, weakness

Expert Consultant Rheumatologists at our private healthcare clinic in Hillsborough can help diagnose and offer treatment for a range of rheumatic disorders and conditions including:

-  Osteoporosis
-  Arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
-  Lupus
-  Osteoarthritis
-  Spondylitis
-  Fibromyalgia
-  Gout
-  Soft tissue conditions
-  Autoimmune rheumatic disorders

Your Consultant will assess your condition and develop a personalised plan to treat your condition and help alleviate your symptoms.

Diagnostic tests may include:

-  Blood tests
-  Ultrasound examination
-  Joint fluid analysis 
-  X-ray examination
-  MRI examination

Treatments may include:

-  Steroid injections - to reduce inflammation
-  Injections into soft tissue (for treating frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome etc)
-  Disease modifying drugs

To make an appointment call 028 9268 0940


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    Dr Gary Meenagh Consultant Rheumatologist
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    Dr Elizabeth Ball Consultant Rheumatologist

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