Generalised muscle and joint problems

Here we list some of the muscle, joint and medical bone problems that we treat along with the self-help resources we recommend. There are links to useful information and tips on how you can manage your condition. We’ve also general advice on how to ease and control pain.


Includes rheumatoid, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic, reactive, enteropathic, secondary, polymyalgia rheumatica and gout (crystal arthropathies). You may also find this general advice on every day living with arthritis helpful.

Autoimmune connective tissue disorders

Includes systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren’s syndrome and systemic sclerosis.

Inflammatory muscle diseases

Includes dermatomyositis and polymyositis.


Includes Churg-Strauss syndrome and Granulomatosis with polyangiitis and giant cell arteritis.

Non-inflammatory conditions

Includes fibromyalgia and degenerative osteoarthritis.

Non-inflammatory connective tissue diseases

Includes hypermobility syndromes.

Metabolic bone diseases

Includes osteoporosis and Paget’s disease.