In this edition we're looking at pain. Why? Because more than 1 in 6 people struggle with the pain of arthritis every day.
Pain may be a common symptom experienced by millions, but it's a deeply complex issue.
Why do we feel pain? What is it about arthritis that causes pain? Why can two people have the same amount of deterioration in the joint but feel completely different levels of pain? Our Understanding pain article will help to answer these questions.
More than 1 in 6 people struggle with the pain of arthritis every day. Pain may be a common symptom experienced by millions, but it's a deeply complex issue.
With the help of people with arthritis and a new smartphone app, scientists at the University of Manchester will be able to investigate the age-old theory that there’s a link between the weather and the pain caused by arthritis.
A pioneering pilot approach to patient involvement is putting people with arthritis at the heart of decision-making on research funding.
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen are testing whether “talking therapy” can prevent the onset of chronic widespread pain in people at risk of developing the condition.
We asked Dr Fiona Watt, consultant rheumatologist, to share some of the latest developments in osteoarthritis research.
When Mel was diagnosed with osteoarthritis in her knees and hands, she was determined to stay positive. Eighteen months on she’s fitter than ever and managing her pain through a healthier lifestyle.