If you have arthritis, carrying out simple everyday tasks can be difficult and sometimes painful. However, there are many people, services and products that can help you to manage your condition so that you can lead a healthy lifestyle. Working with arthritis Working part-time or full-time, will mean that those with arthritis can still support Read More
There are many myths surrounding exercise and arthritis. Does exercising really benefit those with arthritis, or can it cause further damage to your joints? Well, a recent study from Ohio State University revealed that physical exercise can result in physiological changes that decrease inflammation on a systemic and local level, which in turn alleviates the impact Read More
There are many different types of arthritis all of which affect the joints. Therefore, you may want to ensure that you are comfortable when flying with arthritis. When booking your flights, try to reserve yourself a place on a direct flight without stops to ensure that you do not have to leave the plane and Read More
Arthritis affects people of all ages; however, it is most frequently associated with the elderly. Particular types of arthritis such as degenerative osteoarthritis are actually said to be due to age related ‘wear and tear’ of the tissues in the neck, which causes neck pain, stiffness as well as headaches. Whilst growing old is inevitable, Read More
Over 10 million people suffer from arthritis in the UK alone (around 50million in the US), the disease is most common in the elderly and can often inhibit one’s freedom and independence which can be especially problematic if you enjoy travelling. So we were interested to read that the University of East Anglia has started human trials to Read More
It was the first ever Rheumatoid Arthritis week last month. In this blog we wanted to mark this event by sharing a wonderful story with you. This is a story of a courageous woman who always wanted to go on a Safari in Africa but with her Rheumatoid Arthritis leaving her more often than not, Read More
Ok, so the UK weather has been typically temperamental so far this year. We have had some lovely, long hot days, but also more than our fair share of rain. With the school summer holidays now upon us, the question is, will there be lots more sunshine to enjoy?
Now a lot of might like to eat lobster as a special treat, but how do you feel about eating the crushed up shell as a tablet? Not so appetising?
A quick scan of the papers has revealed some very interesting medical devices that have been invented. Both devices seem to really improve quality of life for people with medical conditions