Arthritis is not a single condition, in fact its a term used to describe pain, swelling and stiffness in a joint or joints and there are several different types.
Around 10 million people in the UK are thought to have arthritis. It can affect people of all ages – even children and teenagers. Some forms of arthritis are more common in older people.
If you have pain in or around a joint or joints that doesn’t go away after a few days, you should see a doctor. Finding out what’s causing your pain is key to finding the right treatment and self-help options.
Versus Arthritis is there to provide comprehensive information for people living with or suspecting they may have arthritis. Click HERE to visit their website and find out more including how to exercise safely when living with arthritis.