What is a rheumatologist?

A rheumatologist is physician who is qualified by additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other diseases of the joints, muscles and bones. Many rheumatologists conduct research to determine the cause and better treatments for these disabling and sometimes fatal diseases.   What kind of training do rheumatologists have? After  …Read the Rest


You will note in this section that the information is taken from external sites. I will endeavor to replace this with more relevant and original content over time. Please bear with me. Information on arthritis drugs Methotrexate Plaquenil (also known as Hydroxychloroquine) Sulphalazine (also know as Sulphasalazine) Steroids Steroid Joint Injections Enbrel Humira Simponi Cimzia Orencia (Abatacept) …Read the Rest

Rheumatology related disease information

In an effort to provide my patients with reliable medical information that (I hope) they can trust, I have decided to post a series of short videos on a variety of relevant topics on Website called Vidscrip.com . Each of them lasts less than a minute so won’t take ages to watch. Other Useful Links Arthritis Ireland Arthritis …Read the Rest

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