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Working on a cure for arthritis

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The Mayo branch of Arthritis Ireland is hosting an information evening about ground-breaking arthritis research in Ballina this Thursday.

Understanding arthritis

Did you know that there are more than 100 types of arthritis? Arthritic conditions range from extremely rare to run of the mill.

Walking group for people living with arthritis and fibromyalgia in Swinford

The Arthritis Swinford Walking Group starts back tomorrow, January 16, at 10am in the Swinford Amenity Park. For more information contact Margaret on (087) 4150663. If you would like to become a walking leader or start an arthritis walking group in your area email [email protected] for more information.

Children - the forgotten face of arthritis

Ireland is in the midst of an arthritis crisis with almost one million adults and more than 1,000 children living with arthritis, making it the most common cause of disability nationally.

Treating arthritis with Chinese medicine

A number of recent scientific studies have found evidence of the effectiveness of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in the treatment of arthritis. These natural therapies may provide pain relief and improve function for people with arthritis.

Support for arthritis sufferers

The first nationwide survey on patient well being and relationships, conducted by Arthritis Ireland and sponsored by Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals (Ireland), shows almost one in two people with arthritis can no longer participate in social activities they used to enjoy, while one in three are worried about how their condition has affected their appearance.

Almost half of those living with arthritis in the west are ‘too sore to socialise’

The first nationwide survey on patient wellbeing and relationships, conducted by Arthritis Ireland and sponsored by Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals (Ireland), shows almost one in two (45.8 per cent) people with arthritis can no longer participate in social activities they used to enjoy, while one in three (31.3 per cent) are worried about how their condition has affected their appearance. The survey, which was conducted among 128 people with arthritis in seven rheumatology clinics around the country throughout 2008, shows the debilitating effect of arthritis on people as everyday life becomes difficult or impossible to maintain.

Helping people with arthritis live quality lives

An award winning programme which helps people with arthritis live high quality lives will run in Gort for the next few weeks.

 

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