The Provailen advice blog is here to help provide you with a range of arthritis and other common pain condition information. Most of our content is written by our two main authors with the help of a few guest authors here and there. Here’s a little more about our current writers in case you want to know more.
Annie is Canadian doctor who works part time inside the profession. Before her semi retirement she worked primarily as a department head in a hospice just outside Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Now Annie works in private medical consultation and is a specialist in patients with sever arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.
Away from work Annie is a proud mother of 2 children, Sarah and David and is expecting her first grandchild in early 2012! She enjoys walks, horse riding and cooking, her favourite style is Italian.
Annie is hapily married to her husband Paul who works as a pharmaceuticals representative.
Peter is a leading Rheumatologist based in Providence, Rhode Island. He began his work in the field very early with only a few years of medical practice under his belt Peter felt the world of Rheumatology was the one for him and specialized in the research.
After over 35 years in the field Peter has seen a huge range of developments in both diagnosis and treatment and is seeing a rapid growth in the field as modern medicine increases life spans and the likelihood rheumatic diseases will develop.
Outside of his work Peter is a keen amateur photographer and can be seen frequenting some of Rhode Islands many natural beauty spots attempting to capture local wildlife and landscapes.
Like Annie, Peter is married with Children. His son also works in the medical field and is based in the UK.