We know how hard it can be. Especially when most people have little understanding about how it really impacts everyday life. That’s why we’re working hard to increase awareness - from politicians to doctors, employers to the general public. You can help by sharing your story of living with arthritis. And you can find links to help and support you in managing your arthritis below.
try hard to not let their condition define them
people leave work or take early retirement
don’t think society understands what it’s like to live with arthritis
believe it still isn’t an NHS priority
From relaxation techniques to pacing activities, discovering what works best for you is the first step to taking control of your pain.
Depending on your job, your condition can pose challenges in your working life. But the good news is that you’re entitled to support.
Exercise can prolong the life of your joints, as well as help ease stiffness and strengthen muscles. Try some of these simple everyday routines to help keep you mobile.