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A large attendance from across the Midlands attended an information evening in Athlone pertaining to ankylosing spondylitis (AS), the inflammatory arthritis which affects 4,000-6,000 people in Ireland and is most frequently diagnosed in young men.
Did you know that there are more than 100 types of arthritis? Arthritic conditions range from extremely rare to run of the mill.
Would you like to learn more about rheumatoid arthritis and joint replacement? If so, you may be interested in attending a free patient education evening being held at the Galway Clinic.
A charity which supports children and young people with arthritis is urging people to dust down their boots and register for a fun fundraiser which takes place on Saturday.
As Shona Just (16) returns to school this week she will find that simple things such as mixing with friends, socialising, and playing sports are proving more difficult. Having been diagnosed with juvenile arthritis and lupus since she was 10 years old Shona continues to be in a lot of pain, taking steroids and receiving intensive treatment for her condition.