Muscles, bones and joints
10 million people in the UK will be diagnosed with some form of arthritis in their lifetime.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the term arthritis refers to over 100 different diseases that can affect the joints, muscles and other soft tissues.
The most common are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia.
With so many people living with arthritis pain, these pages provide information that will help you to look after your joints, recognise symptoms, and distinguish between information you can trust and some popular myths.
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) attacks the whole body rather than just the joints as in osteoarthritis.Read more
For most types of arthritis the primary treatment is medication.Read more
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