Treatments - Rheumatology



028 9268 0940

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

Please contact the clinic regarding a quotation for consultation fees and treatment prices.  We are always happy to advise on costs associated with treatment.  Following your initial consultation, if further treatment, surgery or histopathology are required an estimate of costs is available on request from your treating consultant or reception staff.

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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