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What Are the Treatments for Psoriatic Arthritis?

Psoriatic arthritis is one of the conditions I treat at my private rheumatology practice in London. Note that psoriatic arthritis is a condition best treated by rheumatologists, given the nature of the disease itself. We are most qualified to understand how the...

What Are the Most Common Causes of Foot and Ankle Pain?

Experiencing pain in the foot or ankle can be quite discomfiting. If the pain is severe enough, it can limit your ability to walk, which could lead to a gradual cycle of weakened muscles, reduced strength, and even more pain. Nonetheless, I am happy to report that...

Why Am I Being Referred to a Rheumatologist?

If you have been suffering from a chronic pain condition and your GP has referred you to a specialist rheumatologist, then you may be wondering why, and how they can help relieve your chronic pain condition. There are several chronic pain and rheumatic health...

What’s The Difference Between Arthritis and Rheumatism?

Arthritis and rheumatism are both terms used to describe symptoms such as joint pain and inflammation, but the two conditions are different, even though people do tend to get them mixed up sometimes. Although the terms arthritis and rheumatism are still commonly used...

What is Gout and How To Manage It

Gout is a painful, uncomfortable condition that is suffered by thousands of people in the UK. It is caused by an increased level of uric acid in your blood and gout is commonly felt as pain and swelling of the big toe. Uric acid is a natural by-product of your...

Your Back Pain Could be Ankylosing Spondylitis

Back pain is one of the most common complaints GPs hear in their surgeries. As a private rheumatology consultant in London, I treat a lot of back pain issues as well. In many cases, patients come to see me complaining of a pain that feels a lot like arthritis. Some of...

What Does A Rheumatologist Do?

Rheumatologists are doctors that specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with health conditions that affect the joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. When a person starts to notice they are experiencing persistent pain or stiffness in their...

Carpal Tunnel Injections

Treating carpal tunnel syndrome can be a tricky process that starts with non-invasive methods to help treat the condition. This can involve wearing a splint at night, deep tissue massages, or ice and heat therapy. Should any of these non-invasive treatments fail to...

Driving After Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Following carpal tunnel surgery, you must follow the advice given to you by your doctor. He or she will give you a comprehensive set of instructions to follow concerning your aftercare and how you can help to improve your healing for a speedy recovery from your...

Gout Specialist London

Gout can be a very painful condition, as all sufferers will know. Gout attacks can happen very suddenly and you can experience stiff, swollen joints and burning pains. Gout has been classified as a type of arthritis that develops from having consistently high levels...

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