Arthritis

Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation (swelling) of the joints and bones. The main symptoms of arthritis include:

  • pain

  • stiffness

  • restricted movements of the joints

  • inflammation and swelling

  • warmth and redness of the skin over the joint

One in every six people in Ireland is affected by arthritis

The most common forms of arthritis are:

Useful Links

Arthritis Ireland provides vital services & info that makes a big difference to the quality of life of the one-in-five (915,000) in Ireland with arthritis.

The symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis

The symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis

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