Rheumatoid Arthritis


In this section you can find out about the experience of rheumatoid arthritis by seeing and hearing people share their personal stories on film. Our researchers initially travelled all around the UK to talk to 49 people in their own homes. Analysis of 8 new interviews was added in 2009 to help keep the site up to date. In 2012 a further 6 new interviews were added. Find out what people said about issues such as diagnosis, choosing treatments and impact on work, lifestyle and mobility. We hope you find the information helpful and reassuring.
You can start viewing topics by clicking 'Next Topic' above, or selecting from the list on the left. You can also view 'People's Profiles' from the tab above.
You may also be interested in our section on young people with arthritis

Supported by:
Arthritis Research UK

Publication date: October 2005
Last updated: August 2016
Review date: August 2018.


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