There are approximately 10 million people in the UK alone suffering from some form of arthritis. 80% of them suffer from osteoarthritis, marked by pain in the weight-bearing joints (knees, hips, back) due to excessive wear and tear. NSAIDs and painkillers Long-term sufferers of osteoarthritis are often dependent on pain relief medication. During the early stages of the disease, [...] is the UK’s leading directory and information portal on all things joints and mobility specialist GPs, consultants, surgeons & hospitals, info on injuries, prevention, treatments & recovery, general mobility, arthritis, surgery, diets, foods & food supplements. Thank you for visiting us and please leave us your feedback.