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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 monthly electronic Newsletter.

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      We offer our Members the opportunity to have clinical appointments 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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      Feb
      27
      Thu
      SME Colchester @ Greenstead Community Centre
      Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – Feb 28 @ 4:30 pm
      SME Colchester @ Greenstead Community Centre

      We are very excited to announce that for the first time, we will be hosting one of our Self-Management Events (SME) in Colchester!

      Programme:

      Day 1 (27th Feb) – 14:00 – 16.30

      Day 2 (28th Feb) – 14:00 – 16.30

      Location:  Greenstead Community Centre, Hawthorn Ave, Colchester, CO4 3QE

      or send us an email at info@arthritisaction.org.ukor call us on 020 3781 7120  for more information.
      Please note, we have high demand for our events, so book as early as you can, to avoid disappointment!

      Mar
      2
      Mon
      Lincoln Arthritis Action Group @ St Swithins Community Centre
      Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      Lincoln Arthritis Action Group @ St Swithins Community Centre

      Arthritis Action is pleased to be launching a new Group in Lincoln.

      Our first meeting will take place on 2nd March from 6 pm – 8 pm.

      Our peer-led groups are a great opportunity to share hints, tips and experiences about managing arthritis in your day to day life.

      During the meeting we will be discussing a variety of topics covering both the physical and mental aspects of living with arthritis, including diet, exercise and distraction techniques.

      We aim to make our group meetings as interactive as possible and encourage people to ask questions and learn from one another.

      Following this, we will continue to meet on a six-weekly basis to enable you to build up your network of support and to hear from specialist speakers.

      Interested? Book your place now by Eventbrite or call 0203 781 7120

      Please note, we welcome a voluntary contribution of £2 to cover the cost of tea and coffee.

      Mar
      5
      Thu
      Nottingham Arthritis Action Group @ St Mary's Church
      Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      Nottingham Arthritis Action Group @ St Mary's Church

      Join us at our next Nottingham Arthritis Action Group.

      We will be joined by Arthritis Action Services Development Manager & Dietitian Martin Lau who will be discussing healthy eating and arthritis.

      The event 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.

      Please note, we welcome a voluntary contribution of £2 to cover the cost of tea and coffee.

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

      Oxfordshire Virtual Arthritis Action Group
      Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Arthritis Action is pleased to be launching its first Virtual Arthritis Action Group for the Oxfordshire Area. This is a brand new service which we are looking forward to sharing with you.

      To help more people across the country access our peer led support we will be running virtual meetings over an online platform called Zoom. During these meetings, you will get the opportunity to share your hints, tips and experiences with others within your locality about how you can manage your arthritis with confidence.

      If you would like to take part in these meetings please contact info@arthritisaction.org.uk or telephone 0203 781 7120 and we will be able to send you a link to use on the day.

      You will need an internet connection in order to participate.

      Mar
      9
      Mon
      Birmingham Arthritis Action Group @ St Luke's Church Centre
      Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      Birmingham Arthritis Action Group @ St Luke's Church Centre

      Please join us at our Birmingham Arthritis Action Group.

      We will be joined by We will be joined by Steve Lowe, an Acupuncturist and Arthritis Action Associated Practitioner who will be talking about acupuncture.

      The event 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.

      Please note, we welcome a voluntary contribution of £2 to cover the cost of tea and coffee.

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

      Mar
      10
      Tue
      Bury St Edmunds Arthritis Action Group @ The Centre
      Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      Bury St Edmunds Arthritis Action Group @ The Centre

      Join us for our next Arthritis Action event where we will be joined by Arthritis Actions own Martin Lau, who will be giving a talk on nutrition.

      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.

      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.

       

      London Arthritis Action Group @ William Gibbs Community Centre
      Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      London Arthritis Action Group @ William Gibbs Community Centre

      Please join us for our London Arthritis Action. This month we will be talking more about the gadgets and aids which help you on a daily basis. Please feel free to bring something along with you to show the group if you are able to carry it.

      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

      Mar
      11
      Wed
      Norwich Arthritis Action Group @ Assembly House
      Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      Norwich Arthritis Action Group @ Assembly House

      Please join us at our next Norwich Arthritis Action Group.

      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.

      Mar
      12
      Thu
      Southampton Arthritis Action Group @ Shirley and Freemantle Community Centre
      Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      Southampton Arthritis Action Group @ Shirley and Freemantle Community Centre

      We look forward to welcoming you to our Southampton Arthritis Action Group.

      The event 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.

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

      Derby Arthritis Action Group @ St Peter's in the City
      Mar 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      Derby Arthritis Action Group @ St Peter's in the City

      Please join us at our next Derby Arthritis Action Group.

      We will be joined by Jackie Buxton, Chief Officer of the Derbyshire Local Pharmaceutical Committee, who will be talking about medication.

      The event 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.

      Please note, we welcome a voluntary contribution of £2 to cover the cost of tea and coffee.

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