Treatments - Rheumatology



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

Reasons to see as 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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