Updated 25 November 2015

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Graphic surgery photos reveal how devastating rheumatoid arthritis can be

Graphic content: These shocking photos of Dietrich Sölter's hand after undergoing invasive surgery reveal just how debilitating rheumatoid arthritis can be!

Paracetamol may not ease osteoarthritis or lower back pain

People suffering from osteoarthritis or lower back pain may not benefit from paracetamol, a review of past research suggests.

Study shows the value of alternative knee replacement treatment

Physical therapy and exercise are proven to aid in pain relief for people with arthritis, limiting the need for knee replacement surgery.

If you have a question about your joints, ask our Arthritis expert!



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