Dr Cairns offers access to the full range of investigations necessary for diagnosis and treatment including blood tests, X-rays, CT and MRI imaging, and nerve conduction tests.
Dr Cairns has a special interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound which is increasingly used in diagnosis and also to guide joint and soft tissue injections. Dr Cairns regularly acts as a tutor and faculty member for musculoskeletal ultrasound courses including those run by the British Society for Rheumatology and Irish Society for Rheumatology.
Information on local steroid injections and medication commonly used in the treatment of inflammatory joint and autoimmune conditions can be found by clicking the links below:
Steroid joint and soft tissue injections
Drugs for osteoporosis
Gold injections (Myocrisin)
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IV Ig)
Steroid tablets (Prednisolone)
Dr A P Cairns Consulting Ltd. Company number NI616599