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Arthritis: The two common mistakes when trying to tackle pain – expert advice


Dr Gill Jenkins said: “These alarming poll results align with current research including a large-scale review published in the British Medical Journal, involving nearly 140,000 UK participants, which found that chronic pain affects more than four in 10 people.  

“This is particularly worrying when you look at the effect pain is having on our ability to get on with life, with 40 percent of poll respondents saying pain has stopped them from achieving their potential.”

Joint pain, specifically, is typical for arthritis; it can also be accompanied by tenderness or stiffness of the joints, the NHS reports.

Last week, This Morning’s doctor Nighat Arif explained why the pain becomes worse in the cold weather.

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