Your Rheumatology Condition Explained

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Exercise to manage pain

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Basic disease information (from Arthritis Australia)

More detailed Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

In-depth material from UpToDate:

Information about your medications

Back pain

The back pain guide from the NHS

Practical Information from painHEALTH Western Australia

Detailed Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

More from the NHS:

Information about your medications

Chronic Pain Management Tips from the ACI Pain Management Network

Back Pain Mythbusters from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (UK)

Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis

Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

In-depth material from UpToDate:

Dermatomyositis information from the New Zealand Dermatological Society

Information about your medications

Fibromyalgia

Basic disease information (from Arthritis Australia)

Practical information from pain HEALTH Western Australia

Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

In-depth material from UpToDate:

Symptom Management Guide from the University of Michigan:

Information about Your medications

Chronic Pain Management Tips from the ACI Pain Management Network

Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA)

Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

In-depth material from UpToDate:

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Gout

Basic disease information (from Arthritis Australia)

More detailed Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

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Osteoarthritis

Basic disease information (from Arthritis Australia)

More detailed Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

In-depth material from UpToDate

Information about your medications

Osteoporosis

Basic disease information from Osteoporosis Australia

More detailed Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

In-depth material from UpToDate:

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Polymyalgia rheumatic (PMR)

Basic disease information (from Arthritis Australia)

More detailed Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

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Psoriatic arthritis & Psoriasis

Basic disease information (from Arthritis Australia)

More detailed Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

In-depth material from UpToDate:

Information about Psoriasis (the skin condition) from the Mayo Clinic

Psoriasis (the skin condition) -information from the New Zealand Dermatological Society

Information about your medications

Rheumatoid arthritis

Basic disease information (from Arthritis Australia):

More detailed Information from the Mayo Clinic, USA:

In-depth material from UpToDate:

Information about your medications

SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosis)

Basic disease information (from Arthritis Australia)

More detailed Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

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Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis)

Basic disease information (from Arthritis Australia)

More detailed Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

Scleroderma information from the New Zealand Dermatological Society

Information about your medications

Sjogen's Syndrome

Basic disease information (from Arthritis Australia)

More detailed Information from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA

In-depth material from UpToDate:

Information about your medications

Spondyloarthritis

Basic disease information (from Rheumatology.org):

Information about your medications

Page last updated on: 27 Nov 2018