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  • If the shoe fits...

    Women whose rheumatoid arthritis affects their feet often struggle to find stylish footwear that doesn’t cripple them. Arthritis Research UK has taken the first steps to finding a solution.

  • Tips on shoes

    Read helpful hints on shoes from other people who have arthritis.

  • Hints and tips

    Read our top tips from people with arthritis, including new tips on getting a good night's sleep.

  • Hammer toes

    Hammer toes is a condition that causes your toes to become permanently bent and is often linked to poorly fitting shoes.

  • Examination of the foot and ankle video

    This short video demonstrates examination of the foot and ankle joints

  • Keeping active to prevent musculoskeletal ageing?

    Research is starting to show that inactivity could be as much of a cause of physical frailty as the ageing process. So there’s never been a better time to get moving…

  • Staying warm this winter

    Many people with arthritis report that their symptoms get worse when the weather’s cold and damp. Here are our top tips for staying warm this winter and reducing your symptoms.

  • Tips on clothing and personal care

    Read helpful hints on clothing and personal care from people who have arthritis.

  • Young supporters run for us

    Five-year old Lucy and seven-year old Oliver Cleveland from Sidcup, Kent, put on their running shoes last month and completed a mile-long run to raise money for us.

  • Building bones and better lives

    A new trial investigating treatment of brittle bone disease in children has found that a drug used to treat osteoporosis in adults can reduce the number of fractures suffered by affected children. Jane Tadman talks to the doctor who ran the study, and to one of the youngsters who took part.


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