The Rheumatology Department aims to treat patients with inflammatory joint diseasesuch as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), metabolic bone disorders such as osteoporosis, connective tissues diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosis (SLE), and soft tissues rheumatism such as tennis elbow. Other conditions covered include gout, nerve entrapment (such as sciatica) and back pain.
Management of acute and chronic arthritis
Management of rheumatoid arthritis
Management of acute and chronic myositis
Management of systemic lupus and other immune mediateddiseases
Blindand Ultrasound guided (when required) steroid injection of the jointsboth for medical and sports related conditions•Joint aspiration of the joints including small joints of hands, wrists, elbows, shoulder, ankles, knees and baker cyst
Ultrasound guided hyaluronicacid injection of the knees