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Help us bust some myths for National Arthritis Week

 Download our Arthritis and Musculoskeletal conditions in numbers pdf

Myth Arthritis is just aches and pains as you get older Arthritis and Musculoskeletal conditions in numbers 10 million people in the UK are affected including 15,000 children £5 billion NHS spend 7.6 million working days lost Each year 20% of the general population consults a GP about a musculoskeletal problem One in five people in their 50s have Osteoarthritis in their knee Arthritis is the biggest cause of pain and disabiliy in the UK More than 76,000 hip replacements and nearly 82,000 knee replacements in 2010 alone Arthritis Research UK National Arthritis Week 8 - 14 October 2012

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