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Arthritis in Childhood

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Arthritis and related musculoskeletal conditions are the most common chronic and long-term medical illnesses and are the leading cause of disability among people aged 15 years and older. There is no known cause, and no cure.

These 'Speaking from Experience' video clips feature candid accounts from parents and young people themselves who share their experiences surrounding diagnosis, treatment, schooling, maintaining a 'normal' existence and their thoughts on the future. They were produced in partnership with MOVE muscle, bone and joint health (previously Arthritis Foundation).

Last reviewed: 2016

 

  Click on the Animations tab to view 3D medical animations about this illness.

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