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Arthritis Today

Arthritis Today front cover

Winter 2009

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Dr Mallen and patients in clinic

Your ten minute knee consultation starts here

Do you come out your GP surgery feeling that you haven’t really got anywhere? Dr Christian Mallen offers expert advice on people with knee osteoarthritis can get the most from their GP consultation.

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Babs and Ann

Osteoporosis new drugs same old lack of awareness

Many new drugs to counter the worst effects of osteoporosis are coming onto the market, yet for many older women it’s a struggle to get either a diagnosis or even basic treatment.

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Dr Richard Wakefied performs an ultrasound examination

Better sound and vision

Ultrasound is playing an ever-bigger role in the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory types of arthritis, as well as being used increasingly as a research tool. Expert Dr Richard Wakefield explains how it works and why this imaging tool is so important in examining joints and the surrounding soft tissue.

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Can writing help ease the pain?

Former tennis pro Alice Peterson talks about her book on living with rheumatoid arthritis, updated after nine years.

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Dr Yoshi Itoh and Dr Richard Williams

Back to basics

In the final part of our three-part series on the work of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Drs Yoshi Itoh and Richard Williams explain their research to Gillian Riley.

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The podiatristry team at Glasgow Caledonian University

Focus on Glasgow

Something’s afoot at Glasgow Caledonian University as a team of expert podiatrists work to improve painful feet in arthritis sufferers - largely funded by Arthritis Research UK.

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