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Award-winning treatment promises relief for osteoarthritis sufferers

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and joint pain. Flexiseq is an innovative treatment for the management of pain and joint stiffness in patients with osteoarthritis. Flexiseq is a gel containing nanostructures called Sequessome vesicles, which are able to cross the skin and target sites of pain when rubbed in.

Flexiseq - new joint pain treatment for osteoarthritis

Flexiseq Gel is now available at Whelehans Pharmacy. Flexiseq has got a lot of attention due to comments from Arthritis Ireland and top rheumatologists.

Learn how to live with arthritis

Arthritis Ireland is offering people living with arthritis in Mayo the unique opportunity to turn their life around in just six weeks, thanks to the roll out of its award winning self management programme, Living Well With Arthritis, in Belmullet.

Irish not fit to work

Ireland spends more per capita (40.9 per cent) on sickness and healthcare benefits than 24 countries featured in a Europe wide survey. Absenteeism in the workplace, meanwhile, is costing an estimated €750 million per annum.

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.

Raffle to help local arthritis sufferers

As the date of Arthritis Ireland’s national raffle, Friday November 27, draws near, Arthritis Ireland is calling on people in Mayo to support the national raffle to make a real difference to people living with arthritis in their county and be in with a chance to win one of the fantastic prizes on offer by calling 01 6618188, e-mailing [email protected], or visiting www.arthritisireland.ie

 

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