A fact sheet developed by UK charity Arthritis Action, providing physical activity advice for patients with arthritis. Will help clinicians discuss physical activity with patients.
Benefits of exercise for people with arthritis:
This review highlights evidence from the NIHR and others on why research in this area matters, assessment and matching patients to treatment, restoring musculoskeletal health and maintaining musculoskeletal wellbeing.
37 published studies
25 ongoing research projects
Questions to ask your physiotherapy musculoskeletal services Continue reading
NICE approved Joint Pain Advisor is a new model of care to support people with chronic knee, hip or back pain.
Joint Pain Advisor is a safe and cost effective alternative to GP consultations. Involving a series of face-to-face consultations, advisors work collaboratively with people with hip and/or knee osteoarthritis and/or back pain, focusing on supporting self-management. Continue reading
This information leaflet has been co-produced by the Impact Accelerator Unit, Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, along with the Research Institute’s LINK group (Lay Involvement in Knowledge Mobilisation). It aims to support and supplement the Keele “Guide for People who have Osteoarthritis” – and is based on research evidence from the Keele University SMOOTH study. Continue reading
The Keele Pain Recorder (KPR) is a mobile application (app) which was developed by patients for patients and their Health Care Professionals, to improve the management of pain. Led by Dr John Bedson, a Senior Lecturer at the Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences and General Practitioner.