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Defying arthritis together

Arthritis steals from millions of people every single day. We're mounting a loud and visible opposition to arthritis. Join us and add your name to defy arthritis.

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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.