Why do my joints hurt and what can I do about it?
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In this lecture Professor Philip Conaghan, University of Leeds, presents his lecture "Why do my joints hurt and what can I do about it?".
Most of us will have painful joints at some point in our lives, and it is increasingly common as we age. The joints don’t just hurt – they stop us working and doing the things we need and want to do. With chronic intermittent pain, over time it sneakily reduces our mobility. There are well over 100 different joint conditions, but these can be simply classified into 2 types of problems, with different treatment pathways. If you can’t undo a jar or get out of the cinema seat or car easily, you are on your way to a joint pain future. But most joint pain can be helped….attendees will learn how!
Delivered in conjunction with the ‘Arthritis Research UK Biomechanics and Bioengineering Centre’ Cardiff University.
The highly successful Science in Health Public Lecture Series is now in its sixteenth year and attracts a diverse audience of interested individuals including the public, secondary school pupils and professionals
The lectures are FREE to attend, no booking is required.There will be opportunities for sixth-form students to meet with some of the speakers before the lectures.