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Right you people, we want 100 press-ups now! Not really. What we really want is for you to love and cherish the body you’re in, and to help it stay as strong as possible, in a way that’s right for you. Yes, that means getting off the sofa and watching the booze and fags, but everything in this section is do-able with arthritis. We’re proud of you for trying.

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Not sure about mixing alcohol and arthritis? Here’s what you need to know

Fancy a drink but not sure about mixing arthritis and alcohol? Here’s what you need to know

An Arthritis Foodie: Emily’s Story

We all love food, right? Well, 27-year-old Emily loves it so much that she’s set up an Instagram page all about food, specifically for people with arthritis! Diagnosed at age…

Why walking can be a game-changer for your body

It’s no surprise that walking is good for you if you have arthritis, but did you know in just how many ways?

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How is it possible to be a dancer with arthritis? Chloe’s story

There’s never a good time to find out you have arthritis, but Chloe faced some tough odds when she was diagnosed in her third year of musical theatre college. With…

Inspired by Strictly? Get your dancing shoes on!

Dancing can be beneficial for people with arthritis – are you thinking about giving it a whirl? If you’ve been glued to Strictly for the past few weeks and fancy…

Does the weather really affect your arthritis? A new study says it can do!

For thousands of years, there has been a belief by people living with long-term pain conditions, such as arthritis, that their pain is affected by the weather. About 75% of…

Cannabidiol and arthritis – a consultant’s view

If you are thinking about trying cannabidiol, or CBD, it’s important to find out exactly what the potential benefits and risks are first. Consultant Rheumatologist Dr Martin Lee advises

Common nutrition questions answered

Your questions about “arthritis diets”, trigger foods, supplements and more, answered by expert Martin Lau

How to pace yourself

Honestly, if Superman had arthritis he’d have stopped saving the world by now. You see, it’s all about pacing…

Five reasons to try strength training

Find out why this form of exercise is proving especially helpful for mind and body

The truth about arthritis and smoking

Is it really the evil weed? Read on to discover the truth about smoking and arthritis

Think exercise with arthritis is out? Think again!

It’s not true that you can’t exercise with arthritis. In fact, it’s a very good idea! Here’s why

The benefits of occupational therapy

From career advice to home aids, occupational therapy can help in lots of ways

Is your extra weight hurting you?

Getting your weight just right is a brilliant way to help arthritis symptoms. Here’s how

The benefits of physiotherapy

Discover what physiotherapy offers, what to expect at a session and how to get it

Treat tired hands to a DIY massage

Reflexologist Niki McGlynn shows how to give achey hands a gentle massage

Is it safe to get a tattoo if you have arthritis?

If you have arthritis you should think carefully before having a tattoo. Dr. John Ioannou explains why

How to help your body through summer

From sex to stripping off…Top Ten arthritis Summer bloopers avoided!

The ups (and downs) of testing my body’s limits

With every good day comes an opportunity to find out just what my body is capable of

Sunkissed looks for the sun-sensitive

Don’t let a little (ok, big) thing like sun sensitivity get in the way of a bronzed look this summer!

What causes tiredness?

We all feel tired from time to time, but for some it seems constant. It can help to understand the possible reasons

Tiredness tips from an Occupational Therapist

From pacing to talking in “spoons”, OT Charlie Laver shares her tips for easing tiredness

Tiredness tips from a Physiotherapist

It’s all about the three P’s, and you can start today

Tiredness tips from a Rheumatology Nurse

A Rheumatology Nurse shares his top tips for beating fatigue

Tiredness tips from a Nutritionist

Nutrition Scientist Eleana Papadopoulou shows how to eat your way to more energy

An ode to sleep

Rest, snooze, shut eye, sleep. Whatever you call it – isn’t it great?

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