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This page contains answers to common questions about rheumatic conditions and treatment. If you need further assistance please phone our advice line on 01473 703315. As there are a large number of questions on this page you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Rheumatology FAQs

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Is it OK to use complementary or herbal remedies?

Some people derive benefit from complementary or herbal medicines, however we would urge caution as some of these treatments may interact with prescribed drugs. If you wish to use these therapies please discuss this with our staff when you attend clinic. Further information may be obtained from Arthritis Research UK and Arthritis Care