The Rheumatology clinic is led by Dr Peter Fisher, a specialist in both rheumatology and homeopathy. It works closely with the musculoskeletal service. The team includes doctors, a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist, dietitian, podiatrist and nurse practitioners with specialist skills in various forms of complementary medicine.
We provide diagnostic techniques including scanning and blood tests and treatments for a wide range of arthritic and rheumatological problems at different stages.
Aims of treatment include pain control, improved function, improved energy and well being and reduction of medication.
The specific aims of treatment depend on the individual, the nature and stage of the condition. The doctor and patient discuss what might be realistically achieved and devise an individualised package of treatment integrated with conventional care.
A wide range of arthritis and rheumatologic conditions, including: