The sensitivity and simplicity of an ANA test makes it extremely popular initial test to evaluate for lupus.
Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a rheumatic disease that causes arthritis of the spine and sacroiliac joints.
Connective Tissue Disease (CTDs) is any disease that targets the connective tissues within the body.
Dupuytren’s contracture (Dupuytren's disease) is a condition that affects the hands and fingers.
Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a large vessel vasculitis that affects 2.2 per 10,000 people each year in the UK
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Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis.
Joint pain is a very common problem with many possible causes - but it's usually a result of injury or arthritis.
Management of ulcers on legs
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Signposting referral options for management of obesity
Management and referral of common orthopaedic problems in childhood
Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability.
Psoriatic Arthritis can cause progressive joint damage and loss of function.
Rheumatologists are doctors who investigate, diagnose, manage and rehabilitate patients with inflammatory disorders of the musculoskeletal system.