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Symptoms of Arthritis

Arthritis is a common condition that involves pain, swelling and stiffness in a joint or multiple joints.(1) According to the NHS, in the UK, more than 10 million people have arthritis or other similar conditions that affect the joints.(2)

What causes joints to swell?

Joint pain is often accompanied by redness and swelling – but why is this? Our joints are cush-ioned by soft tissue, and swelling is created when fluid accumulates in this tissue.1