Despite not being well-known, axial spondyloarthritis is a very common condition which can sometimes cause pain or stiffness in the lower back. In this article, leading rheumatologist Professor Hasan Tahir explains the causes and symptoms behind the condition, as well as outlining the available treatment options.
Inflammatory arthritis is an extremely common form of arthritis, causing joint and tissue inflammation. In our latest article, esteemed consultant rheumatologist, Dr Robert Marshall, provides us with an all-you-need-to-know guide with regards to inflammatory arthritis, revealing how the condition is typically treated, as well as outlining the various different types.
If you're finding knee osteoarthritis a hindrance to your quality of life, it's reassuring to know that there a number of medical solutions out there. Those looking for a minimally-invasive way to relieve their symptoms, can opt for platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. Find out more about the procedure via this informative article from expert consultant knee surgeon, Mr Bilal M. Barkatali.
As described in his first article, consultant rheumatologist Dr Gerald Coakley describes how fatigue differs from being merely tired. In this second article, he discusses how fatigue can be treated and how it related to the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has long been used in treating a variety of brain conditions. Fibromyalgia is the latest condition for which TMS is being offered as a soultion. Expert rheumatologist Dr Stephanie Kaye-Barrett describes TMS in further detail and explains how it can be used to treat fibromyalgia.
Everyone has experienced being tired, but it’s possible that you may be suffering from fatigue. In this first of two articles, consultant rheumatologist and chronic fatigue syndrome expert Dr Gerald Coakley explains the meaning of fatigue and how it differs from being simply tired.
Holistic medicine, utilised in a complimentary way alongside traditionally-prescribed therapies, is becoming more recognised in the medical community and more specifically, in the field of rheumatology. In this informative article, top rheumatologist Dr Dhiya Houssein discusses his combined approach, including the use of low-level laser acupuncture therapy (LLLT) in his practice.
Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, both well-known conditions, come under the umbrella term ‘arthritis’. But what’s the difference? After reading this article by Dr Stephanie Kaye-Barrett, a leading consultant rheumatologist with over 17 years’ experience, you’ll understand the key differences.
Do you know what the different types of arthritis are? We spoke with a leading rhumatologist, Dr Anshuman Malaviya, to discuss this condition and how you can distinguish between mechanical and inflammatory joint pain.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a debilitating condition. Dr Elena Nikiphorou considers the links between obesity and rheumatoid arthritis adverse outcomes.