Our resources include factsheets and booklets to help people with arthritis better manage their condition and improve their quality of life.
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Featured resource for April: Surgery and arthritis
Our surgery and arthritis booklet covers topics including different types of surgery, making the decision whether to have surgery or not, and questions to ask your surgeon. Taking the decision to have any kind of surgery is no small matter, so we want you to feel you have as much information as possible.
Adult onset Still’s disease (AOSD) is a form of inflammatory arthritis. This factsheet has information about the treatment and symptoms of AOSD.
Find out more about Ankylosing spondylitis, the symptoms, how it might affect you and some of the treatment options available.
Attendance Allowance is a benefit paid to people aged 65 or over who have an illness or a disability and need help with their personal care to live as normal a life as possible.
This resource covers some of the symptoms, causes and treatments of a Baker's cyst. A Baker’s cyst can be the result of a problem with your knee joint, such as arthritis or a cartilage tear, which causes your knee to produce too much fluid.
This information sheet lists, alphabetically, the benefits most commonly claimed by people with arthritis and tells you how to make a claim.
This factsheet covers the three main biologics currently available in the UK. Biologic drugs (or ‘biologics’) are designed to act on the specific parts of your immune system which cause inflammation in your joints.
DLA is a benefit paid towards the additional costs of bringing up a disabled child. This factsheet explains the different rates and components of this type of benefit allowance.
This booklet aims to cover the most common emotions that people with a severe, long-term condition experience and offers plenty of ways to cope.
This booklet is for anyone with arthritis who wants to work at controlling their own pain. It will help you get a better understanding of what pain is and will explain a range of methods for dealing with pain.
Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is a benefit for people who have a health condition or disability that limits their ability to work.
This booklet aims to give the facts about the benefits of exercise, explain some of the more common forms of safe exercise followed by people with arthritis, and help motivate you to start on the road to fitness and well-being.
This resource covers the symptoms, effects, treatment and other information about Fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a condition where the whole body is affected by pain and tenderness.