Being active with arthritis
Being active can be especially hard if you’re living with a condition such as arthritis and the symptoms that come with it, such as fatigue and reduced mobility.
Knee treatment wins NICE approval
Following a series of clinical trials the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved a surgical technique for treating a knee condition.
MSK conditions must be central to multimorbidity plans, says Arthritis Research UK
Public Health England should work with other national bodies to ensure that data collection, analysis and publication raises awareness of multimorbidity and the relevance of its musculoskeletal (MSK) component.
CSP endorses Arthritis Research UK exercise guide for MSK conditions
Arthritis Research UK has published a guide to physical activity interventions for people with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions aimed at commissioners and providers of local services.
Physio findings: Psoriatic arthritis linked to fracture risk
Physiotherapy Journal editor Michele Harms and Caroline White report on recent research.
Fit for Life is a model obesity service in which physios help people to self-manage their weight and associated conditions.
Working with arthritis
People shouldn’t just expect to put up with arthritis, says Tracey Loftis.
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MPs say government must boost local physical activity services to tackle arthritis
It is ‘crucial’ for the government to ensure people can access effective, local physical activity services, said Strangford MP Jim Shannon, leading parliament’s first debate on arthritis for five years.
TUC congress: Raise awareness about invisible impairments, says CSP
Employers need a better understanding of how ‘hidden conditions’ such as dyslexia, arthritis and mental illness can affect staff.