Rheumatology specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders defined by inflammation in the bones, muscles, joints and internal organs. A Rheumatologist will be able diagnose and manage rheumatic diseases such as; arthritis, tendon issues, muscle injuries, and rare inherited disorders.
At LycaHealth Orpington, our team of highly skilled and compassionate rheumatologists are dedicated to providing expert care for a wide range of joint and autoimmune conditions. With years of experience and a deep understanding of these complex disorders, we are here to support you throughout your treatment journey, from diagnosis to long-term management.
We offer state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques to accurately identify the root causes of your symptoms. Our team specialises in the management of conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, gout, and more. Once we have determined the underlying cause, we work closely with you to develop personalised treatment plans that address your specific needs and goals.
Take the first step towards a pain-free life. Schedule a consultation with our experienced rheumatologists today and let us help you find the relief you deserve.
Rheumatology is a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the musculoskeletal system and autoimmune diseases.
Rheumatologists treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, and various other autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.
You should consider seeing a rheumatologist if you experience persistent joint pain, swelling, stiffness, or other musculoskeletal symptoms, especially if they impact your daily life.
Yes, rheumatologists can provide expertise in diagnosing and managing chronic pain conditions, particularly when they are related to musculoskeletal or autoimmune disorders.
During your initial visit, the rheumatologist will conduct a thorough medical history and physical examination. They may also order diagnostic tests such as blood work, imaging, or joint aspiration.
Yes, rheumatologists offer non-surgical treatments like medications (including disease-modifying drugs and biologics), physical therapy, lifestyle modifications, and joint injections to manage arthritis and joint pain.
Yes, lifestyle changes such as exercise, weight management, a balanced diet, and stress reduction techniques can play a significant role in managing rheumatic conditions.
You will need to have a GP referral to be able to book an appointment with our Rheumatology specialists.
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