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Research UK

We invest in breakthrough treatments, the best information and vital support for everyone affected by arthritis. We believe that by harnessing the power of exceptional science we can overcome the pain, isolation and fatigue arthritis causes, making everyday life better for all people with arthritis in the UK.

Helping with your condition


There are about 200 different musculoskeletal conditions. Arthritis is a term used by doctors to describe inflammation within a joint.

Dealing with pain

Pain can be a major symptom of arthritis. We give you information and self-help tips on managing short-term and chronic pain.

Exercises to manage pain

Exercise is important for people with arthritis. Try out these exercises to help you manage your pain.

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Want to join us? Your donation will help to improve the lives of the 1 in 6 people who are affected by arthritis every day.

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Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.