Welcome to Eastern Rheumatology

Eastern Rheumatology provides a comprehensive, consultative service for general practitioners or specialists on a range of rheumatological disorders.

We are dedicated to providing the most effective treatments in helping our patients. New scientific advances mean that we now have a better understanding of the immunology of rheumatic diseases.

Modern rheumatology practice is based on clinical research and evidence-based medical treatment, to help patients lead a normal life without disability.

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Common reasons for referral include the diagnosis and/or treatment of painful, swollen or stiff joints, muscle pain or weakness, chronic low back or neck pain. Some of the common conditions treated by rheumatologists include:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Soft tissue pathology such as tendonitis and bursitis
  • Degenerative spinal diseases including lumbar canal stenosis and chronic sciatica
  • Subacute and chronic soft tissue injuries
  • Gout and other crystal arthropathies
  • Ankylosing spondylitis and other seronegative spondyloarthropathy
  • Connective tissue disorders including SLE, Sjogren’s Syndrome and scleroderma
  • Inflammatory myopathies (polymyositis, dermatomyositis etc.)
  • Vasculitides such as giant cell arteritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, ANCA-associated vasculitis
  • Osteoporosis and other metabolic bone disorders


We provide expert advice and opinions on rheumatological conditions and their management to patients, GPs and other specialists. Telehealth consultations are available.


New biologic therapies have transformed the medical management of many rheumatological conditions. 

Joint Aspiration & Injection

Aspiration of fluid from joints can help make a clear and accurate diagnosis.

Joint & Soft Tissue Injection

Injection of medicines into joints and soft tissues can improve inflammation and pain.

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Suite 16, Level 1
28-32 Arnold St
Box Hill, Victoria 3128


Contact Us:

Tel: +61 3 8807 0388
Fax: + 61 3 8807 0399