We specialise in the diagnosis and management of rheumatological conditions including:

Degenerative arthritis
Osteoarthritis

Inflammatory arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis
Ankylosing spondylitis
Reactive arthritis
Enteropathic spondylitis

Inflammatory Crystal arthritis
Gout
Pseudogout

Back pain
Non inflammatory and degenerative
Inflammatory

Sports injuries
Diagnosis and management of sports related injuries

Metabolic bone disorders
Osteoporosis
Paget’s disease
Osteomalacia

Autoimmune connective tissue diseases
Systemic lupus erythematous (SLE)
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)
Raynaud’s phenomenon
Sjorgren’s syndrome
Systemic sclerosis (Scleroderma)
Mixed connective tissue disease
Polychondritis
Inflammatory myopathies including Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis

Autoimmune vasculitis
Giant cell arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Takayasu’s arteritis
Polyarteritis nodosa
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener’s granulomatosis)
Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss Syndrome)
Microscopic Polyangiitis
Henoch-Schonlein purpura

Pain syndromes
Fibromyalgia syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome
Complex regional pain syndrome

Hypermobility syndrome and Collagen Disorders
Benign joint hypermobility syndrome
Ehlers Danlos syndrome
Marfan’s syndrome

Infection and rheumatic disease
Lyme disease
Rheumatic fever

Other Rheumatological conditions
Behcet’s syndrome
Sarcoidosis
Amyloidosis

Musculoskeletal conditions

Shoulder
o Adhesive Capsulitis (‘Frozen Shoulder’)
o Calcific tendonitis
o Subacromial impingement of the shoulder
o Rotator cuff tear

Elbow
o Lateral epicondylitis (‘Tennis elbow’)
o Medial epicondylitis (‘Golfer’s elbow’)
o Olecranon bursitis

Wrist and hand
o Carpal tunnel syndrome
o De-Quervain’s tenosynovitis
o Trigger finger

Hip
o Greater trochanteric pain syndrome
o Trochanteric bursitis
o Gluteal tendinopathies

Knee
o Patella tendinitis (Jumper’s knee)
o Popliteal cyst (Baker’ s cyst)

Ankle and foot
o Achilles tendonitis
o Plantar fasciitis

If you have a rheumatological condition, which is not listed above, or a sports related injury, and would like further advice, then please contact us at: enquiries@wessexrheumatology.co.uk