Dr Christopher Holland: Rehabilitation medicine , Rheumatology

Dr Christopher Holland

Rehabilitation medicine, Rheumatology


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Specialises in

  • Back pain (MSK)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pain management
  • Soft tissue

About me

After qualifying from Bristol University in 1972, Senior registrar rheumatology training was undertaken in Manchester. Dr Holland was appointed Consultant Rheumatologist to Sunderland Royal Hospital in 1983 and as lead clinician developed a multi professional team for the diagnosis and management of rheumatic diseases.

With 35 years consultant experience Dr Holland's interest is in the accurate diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of rheumatic diseases from soft tissue rheumatism, widespread chronic pain to acute and chronic degenerative and inflammatory arthritis.

He has extensive experience in the use of anti rheumatic drugs, soft tissue and joint injections and a special interest in patient education.

Areas of interest

Inflammatory Athritis; Gout; Psoriatic Arthritis Ankylosing Spondylosis; Rheumatoid Arthritis
Soft tissue rheumatism; shoulder pain; tennis elbow; tenosynovitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Neck and back pain
Carpal Tunnel syndrome
Widespread pain syndromes; Fibromyalgia syndromes

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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)


  • S5210

    Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)


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