Online clinic on arthritis & pain management 2017


From 1 - 31 October 2017 talkhealth teamed up with a way with pain, Arthritis Action, Institute of Osteopathy and National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) to present an Online Clinic on Arthritis & Pain Management.

Go to this Online Clinic

The clinic is an online forum, please contact us if you’re unsure how it works!

Clinical experts answered questions on issues surrounding arthritis and pain management, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout and psoriatic arthritis and you can read the questions and answers in this clinic by clicking the blue ‘Go to this Online Clinic’ button above.

Looking for that little bit of extra support with your condition? Our patient support programmes have been developed to help increase your confidence in managing your condition. To find out more about how you can benefit from our arthritis PSP, register your interest today.

Please also check our list of future clinic dates here.

Medical Experts

Dr Sandeep Bawa

Consultant Rheumatologist - MBChB, MRCP, MSc (Sports Exercise Medicine)

Tracy Corbett

Chartered Physiotherapist

Ed Francis

Clinical Hypnotherapist - DCH

Stephen Kelly

Registered Chiropractor (BSc Hons, MSc, DC)

Dr Claire Mansfield

Chartered Counselling Psychologist - CPsychol, PsychD, MA, BSc

Malcolm Persey

Consultant Rheumatologist - MD FRCP

Supporting Partners

a way with pain

a way with pain are dedicated to providing information and support to those living with chronic pain. People affected by chronic pain can source the latest news about developments in pain management and also take part in a discreet forum to share experiences. The forum activity helps to overcome the sense of isolation that people can feel. The charity provides funding to enable sufferers to receive the best possible treatment for pain management.

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Arthritis Action

Arthritis Action advocates the self-management approach, empowering people with arthritis to manage their condition, and reducing the need for medical intervention. We are the only UK charity giving hands-on help to combat the pain of arthritis through our Arthritis Action local community groups, self-management educational events, offering access to evidence-based physical therapies and free one-to-one consultations with our Registered Dietitian.

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Institute of Osteopathy

The Institute of Osteopathy is the not-for-profit professional body representing osteopaths, and is dedicated to uniting, supporting, promoting and developing the profession of osteopathy for the improvement of public health.

Osteopathic practice is a safe and effective form of manual therapy, dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of health problems using education, exercises and hands-on treatment.

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National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS)

The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society is the UK 's only patient-led organisation focussing specifically on rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). NRAS offers support, information, education and advocacy for people living with RA and JIA, their families and their health professionals.

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) affects approximately 690,000 people in the UK and there are 12,000 children and young people living with JIA.

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