arthritis

A pain in the knee

Persistent knee pain, often experienced by people with knee osteoarthritis, is a major contributor to disability and can cause loss

Tai Chi for the knee

Knee osteoarthritis is a condition characterised by the breakdown of cartilage inside the knee and is a major age-related issue.

Ankylosing spondylitis: changing behaviour, changing health

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a form of inflammatory arthritis that targets the joints of the spine. AS usually first appears

Gout

Gout (sometimes called gouty arthritis) is a common type of arthritis caused by too much uric acid in the bloodstream.

Corticosteroid injections

Corticosteroids (also known as steroids) are medicines that can be used to treat inflammation. When corticosteroids are injected into or

Exercising and osteoarthritis

Yes, people with arthritis should exercise. Whilst exercising may seem counter-intuitive when you are suffering from arthritis and have knee,

Arthritis and surgery: hip replacement

The aim of a hip replacement is to alleviate pain and restore function in the hip joint. For some people

Arthritis and surgery: knee replacement

If you suffer from severe arthritis of the knee that remains painful despite treatment with medicines, exercise, rest and supports

Video: Parkinson’s disease awareness

Video transcript Dr. Norman Swan: Most of us take shopping, a walk in the park, doing household chores, and even

Which exercise is best for older obese people?

Overweight and obesity rates continue to rise. Obesity increases age-related decline in health and physical function, and contributes to frailty.

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