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Arthritis Facts

The more you know about your arthritis, the stronger you are. In this section you’ll find useful info and tools, from a diagnosis checklist to symptoms and treatments. Supplement this by asking your doctor or nurse five billion questions (don’t be shy, folks), and feel your confidence to manage your arthritis blossom!

What is arthritis?

Photo by Margo Giannaklis You've been told you have arthritis. But what is it? Most people think it's an "old person's disease", but that's not true, as you're now finding…

Common symptoms

Photo by Margo Giannaklis Everyone's experience of arthritis will be different, but some symptoms commonly occur There are many different types of arthritis, all with varying symptoms, and each type…

Early diagnosis checklist

Hands may start to feel tender and hurt when held If you think you may have arthritis, book an appointment with your GP. In the meantime, see our list of…

A guide to arthritis treatments

Find out about the different types of treatment used to manage the symptoms or underlying cause of your arthritis This image is for illustration only and does not show arthritis…

Arthritis FAQs

It's natural to have questions about your arthritis, whether you are newly diagnosed or an old-timer. Here are common onesWhat causes arthritis? Versus Arthritis says that there isn't a single…

Meet the A-Team

© iStock.com/MiodragIgnjatovic There's a team of arthritis professionals ready to swoop to your aid. Yay! From the consultant rheumatologist who will diagnose and treat you, to the physiotherapist who can…

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