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How long do hip and knee replacements last?

As we age, many of our hard-working joints start to wear out and may need to be replaced. Two common

Gout

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

Video: Screen time can cause skull ‘horns’

Video transcript It’s long been known bones are malleable – They adapt to their environment. So how are our bones adapting

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

Slowing of osteoarthritis with weight loss

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage between joints breaks down, leading

Osteoarthritis treatments

Although there is no cure for osteoarthritis, a number of treatments are available. The main aims of treatment are to:

Arthritis: aids and equipment to help

Having arthritis doesn’t necessarily mean you will be restricted in your day-to-day activities — there is a wide variety of

Rheumatoid arthritis: prescription medicines

If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), prescription medicines will be an important part of your treatment plan. Although these medicines

Arthritis: how osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis affect joints

Arthritis – joint inflammation – is very common, and typically causes pain and stiffness in the affected joints. Osteoarthritis and

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