Our vision is for people to live active lives, free from the impact of arthritis.

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Welcome to Arthritis Action

Arthritis Action is the only UK charity offering hands-on, practical help for people with arthritis to improve their quality of life whilst living with the condition. We offer our Members healthy eating advice, clinical appointments, exercise tips and pain management techniques whether or not they are having medical treatment. See the benefits of membership, or sign up to receive our free electronic Newsletter

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      We offer our Members the opportunity to have physical therapies with our network of healthcare professionals called Associated Practitioners (APs). These professionals are qualified as osteopaths, chartered physiotherapists, McTimoney chiropractors and acupuncturists.

      To find your nearest AP, just put in your postcode and the nearest practitioners (in a radius of 30 miles) will appear as flags on the map. Please click on the flags to find out more details about each practitioner. Alternatively, just click on the flags in your area of the country.

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      Our work is funded solely by donations. We rely on the money you provide to enable us to support people to manage their arthritis. Whatever you can give makes a huge difference. For more information on how your money helps click here

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      Aug
      21
      Tue
      London Arthritis Action Group @ St Margaret’s Activity Centre
      Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      London Arthritis Action Group @ St Margaret’s Activity Centre | England | United Kingdom

      At our next London Arthritis Action Group we will be hearing from: Edwina Brocklesby, Director of Silverfit  a Charity that promoting happier, healthier ageing through affordable physical activity and at the same time combat social isolation we aim to improve older people’s quality of life and also to save the NHS and social care providers money.

      The event will also provide an opportunity to meet others living in your area with arthritis, share hints and tips and  to let us know what you would like to gain from the Self-Management Approach.

      Interested? Attendance is Free for Members, £2 for non-Members – Please call us now on 02037 817120 – or email us: info@arthritisaction.org.uk to reserve your place.

       

      Sep
      3
      Mon
      Kent Arthritis Action Group @ St Phillips Church
      Sep 3 @ 1:45 pm – 3:00 pm
      Kent Arthritis Action Group @ St Phillips Church | England | United Kingdom

      At our next Kent Arthritis Action Group we will be hearing from: Mike Hathaway, Physiotherapist at Maidstone and Tunbridge Well NHS Trust.

      Interested? Please call us now on 02037 817120 – or email us: info@arthritisaction.org.uk to reserve your place.The event will also provide an opportunity to meet others living in your area with arthritis, share hints and tips and  to let us know what you would like to gain from the Self-Management Approach.

      Coventry Arthritis Action Group @ Salvation Army
      Sep 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      Coventry Arthritis Action Group @ Salvation Army | England | United Kingdom

      Our next Coventry Arthritis Action Group will provide the opportunity to meet others living in your area with arthritis, share hints and tips and  to let us know what you would like to gain from the Self-Management Approach.

      Our speaker this month will be Rachel Perry Library Services Coordinator for Coventry Libraries Servicegiving a talk about the national Reading Well Scheme and long-term conditions book collections.

      Interested? Please call us now on 0203 781 7120 – or email us: info@arthritisaction.org.uk to reserve your place.

       

      Sep
      4
      Tue
      Leicester Arthritis Action Group @ Dock
      Sep 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      Leicester Arthritis Action Group @ Dock | England | United Kingdom

      Our next Leicester Arthritis Action Group this year will provide an opportunity to meet others living in your area with arthritis, share hints and tips and  to let us know what you would like to gain from the Self-Management Approach.

      This month’s speaker is to be confirmed soon.

      Interested? Please call us now on 02037 817120 – or email us: info@arthritisaction.org.uk to reserve your place.

      Staines Arthritis Action Group @ Staines Library
      Sep 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      Staines Arthritis Action Group @ Staines Library | England | United Kingdom

      Please come along to our next Staines Arthritis Action Group to meet others living in your area with arthritis, share hints and tips and  to let us know what you would like to gain from the Self-Management Approach.

      This month, our guest speaker is Martin Lau, Services Development Manager and Dietitian,who will be presenting a talk on Diet and Arthritis

      The event will also provide an opportunity to meet others living in your area with arthritis, share hints and tips and  to let us know what you would like to gain from the Self-Management Approach.

      Interested? Please call us now on 02037 817120 – or email us: info@arthritisaction.org.uk to reserve your place.

       

      Sep
      6
      Thu
      Southampton Arthritis Action Group
      Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      Southampton Arthritis Action Group @ England | United Kingdom
      We will be running these on a six weekly basis and you will have the opportunity to hear from specialist speakers, alongside sharing hints, tips and experiences over a cup of tea or coffee.
      This first meeting will focus on what you would like to see in upcoming meetings. There will be an opportunity for the Group to share hints and tips on living with arthritis.
      Interested? Please call us now on 0203 781 7120 or email info@arthritisaction.org.uk to book your place. 
      Sep
      11
      Tue
      Bury St Edmunds @ The Centre
      Sep 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      Bury St Edmunds @ The Centre | England | United Kingdom

      Please come along to our next Bury St Edmunds Arthritis Action Group, to meet others living in your area with arthritis, share hints and tips and  to let us know what you would like to gain from the Self-Management Approach.

      Speaker: Group & Events Manager Leah Boylan, giving a presentation entitled ‘Getting to Grips with Gadgets’.

      Interested? Please call us now on 02037 817120 – or email us: info@arthritisaction.org.uk to reserve your place.

       

      Sep
      12
      Wed
      Norwich Arthritis Action Group @ Assembly House
      Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      Norwich Arthritis Action Group @ Assembly House | England | United Kingdom

      Our next Norwich Arthritis Action Group will provide an opportunity to meet others living in your area with arthritis, share hints and tips and  to let us know what you would like to gain from the Self-Management Approach.

      Our speaker this month is Hannah Palmer, Acupuncturist and Arthritis Action Associated Practitioner, giving a talk about Acupuncture and the Associated Practitioner practice.

      Interested? Please call us now on 02037 817120 – or email us: info@arthritisaction.org.uk to reserve your place.

      Sep
      15
      Sat
      Warrington Arthritis Action Group @ Jubilee Hub
      Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      Warrington Arthritis Action Group @ Jubilee Hub | England | United Kingdom

      Our next Warrington Arthritis Action Group this year will provide an opportunity to meet others living in your area with arthritis, share hints and tips and  to let us know what you would like to gain from the Self-Management Approach.

      This month Mary Maguire from Halton Fibromyalgia Support Group will be coming along to talk about the work the group does.

      Interested? Please call us now on 02037 817120 to reserve your place.

      Sep
      17
      Mon
      Bristol Arthritis Action Group @ The Station
      Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      Bristol Arthritis Action Group @ The Station | England | United Kingdom

      Our next Bristol  Arthritis Action Group is an exciting opportunity to meet others living in your area with arthritis, share hints and tips and  to let us know what you would like to gain from the Self-Management Approach.

      This month Leah Boylan, our Group and Events Manager will be presenting a talk on getting to grips with gadgets.

      We are looking forward to hearing about how gadgets and aids help you manage everyday tasks with confidence.

      Interested? Please call us now on 02037 817120 to reserve your place.