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Thank you for taking part in our survey

In our Joint Pain and You survey 2016, you told us:

  • Your main priority for our research is to find new treatments and try to improve the effectiveness of existing ones.
  • Half of you said you use exercise as a way to help manage your pain, while almost 70% of you felt supporting people through advice about keeping active was the most important.
  • The majority of you told us that pain is a long-term fact of life. Seventy per cent said you experienced pain every day – and another 21% suffered most days. 

Thanks to the answers you gave us in this survey we hope to be able to find the improved, effective treatments people need even sooner. In the meantime, we can help with a wealth of information on managing pain and living well with arthritis.

November 2015 survey results - you told us about your pain

*These results are taken from Arthritis Research UK's Joint Pain and You survey 2016.

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