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Joint Arthiritis

Arthritis is a disease that affects your joints (areas where your bones meet and move). Arthritis usually involves inflammation or degeneration (breakdown) of your joints. These changes can cause pain when you use the joint. Arthritis is most common in the following areas of the body

Around 10 million people in the UK are thought to have arthritis. It can affect people of all ages – even children and teenagers. Some forms of arthritis are more common in older people.

Several types exist such as osteoarthritis, crystaline arthropathy and inflammatory arthropathy

Some treatments for arthritis include:

Injections : Good for early arthritis and offerred in this clinic

Joint replacement

Realignment osteotomies

Fusions (such as big toe arhtritis)