Osteoarthritis (OA) of the spine
The spine is one of the joints most commonly affected by osteoarthritis. Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment.
Examination of the spine
Watch a short video for healthcare professionals on how to examine the spine for a musculoskeletal condition, including 'look', 'feel', 'move' and 'function'.
Understanding the role of the immune system in fatigue
Versus Arthritis and the Kennedy Trust are jointly funding research to better understand the role of the immune system in post-viral fatigue.
Will running wear out my knees and lead to arthritis?
There’s a lot of misinformation out there about exercising and arthritis. Learn more about the most popular fitness myths.
Your questions on pain relief
Read our professional answers to your questions about pain relief, including arthritis in the spine, Scheuermann's disease, shoulder pain and knee pain.
Back pain - Do bacterial infections in the spine contribute to disc degeneration and lower back pain?
Learn about our research which aims to investigate if bacteria coming from other parts of the body enter the spine and contribute to disc degeneration.
Many people wear copper bracelets and they're safe to use, although there's no scientific evidence that they help arthritis.
What are the links between sport, exercise and osteoarthritis?
Learn how sport, exercise and osteoarthritis are linked, including knee problems for runners, MSK health in the military, and work in prevention and treatment.
Enthesitis-related JIA affects the places where tendons attach to bones, including the legs and spine. Learn about other symptoms.
Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH)
Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) causes ligaments to calcify and harden, usually around the spine. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.
Osteoarthritis (OA) of the foot and ankle
The foot and ankle are some of the joints most commonly affected by osteoarthritis. Learn more about the causes, treatments and symptoms.
The boom and bust cycle and fatigue: your questions answered
Joseph Loades, a physiotherapist based at the Royal Blackburn Hospital answers your frequently asked questions relating to fatigue and the boom and bust cycle.
Osteoarthritis (OA) of the elbow and shoulder
The shoulders and elbows are some of the joints most commonly affected by osteoarthritis. Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment.
The musculoskeletal examination: GALS including videos
This video tutorial is for GALS screening examination (gait, arms, legs and spine). It's 1–2 minutes and detects abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system.
Top tips: Living with arthritis and using the bathroom
Read our top tips to help make your bathroom routine work for you and your needs, including how to open bottles, get on and off the toilet and grip loo roll.