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Be The Difference

You’re an expert on the painful realities of living with arthritis. For the last 80 years, thousands of our researchers up and down the country have dedicated their time to ground breaking research to take away your pain. This spring, we've teamed up with The Daily Telegraph to give you rare access to a panel of experts.

This is a unique opportunity to hear them answer your questions about exciting new research, pain management techniques, treatment options and hopes for the future. Meet our experts below, and join us on The Daily Telegraph website for more exclusive content and to find out how you can be the difference by getting involved.

Our work with The Daily Telegraph

Watch our expert panel answer your questions in exclusive videos and arthritis features on The Daily Telegraph website.


Find out how you can get involved and be the difference.

Learn more about our experts

Professor David Walsh 

Professor David Walsh is the Director of the Arthritis Research UK pain centre and a Professor of Rheumatology at the University of Nottingham. David’s research expertise includes investigating structural changes that contribute to joint pain. 

Professor Tonia Vincent 

Professor Tonia Vincent is the Director of the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Osteoarthritis Pathogenesis, a professor of Musculoskeletal Biology at the University of Oxford and an Arthritis Research UK Senior fellow. She is a clinically active rheumatologist and her research interests include investigating what causes pain in osteoarthritis.

Professor Mike Hurley

Professor Mike Hurley is a qualified physiotherapist and Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences at St. George’s University of London. Supported by Arthritis Research UK funding, Mike has developed a rehabilitation programme for people with chronic joint pain, called ESCAPE-pain. 

Maureen Grossman

Maureen has osteoarthritis at the bottom of her spine and has had both hips replaced. Maureen used to be a keen horse-rider but now does pilates and yoga. She recognises the need to be fit and healthy but says it’s hard to do when you’re in pain. 

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