Rheumatology and the foot
What is Rheumatology?
Over 900,000 people in Wales live with a form of arthritis or back pain.
Rheumatology or Arthritis affects joints and muscles. Each foot takes up to six times of the bodyweight with every step and it is important to protect vulnerable foot joints.
Rheumatology conditions which can impact the foot include:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis,
- Psoriatic Arthritis,
- Axial Spondylarthritis
- Gout and
- Systemic Sclerosis.
How do you treat Rheumatology conditions?