What is Rheumatology?

Rheumatology is a medical specialy that focuses on the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting bones, muscles and joints.

These conditions can cause very troublesome problems including pain, inflammation, fatigue and immobilty. In recent years, a number of new treatments have become available that can significantly improve symptoms and outcomes for patients

Information on the some of the different rheumatological diseases and medications used to treat them can be found in the following pages


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Ankylosing Spondylitis

Psoriatic Arthritis


Rheumatoid arthritis



Polymyalgia Rheumatica


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