Osteoarthritis in the UK

To mark Arthritis Care Week 2014, leading arthritis awareness charity Arthritis Care have released findings from Arthritis Nation 2014, a study which suggests over 70% of arthritis sufferers are enduring constant pain.

As a brand that works hard to empathize with customers who suffer from arthritis, Stannah Stairlifts are continuously making efforts to better understand the challenges our customers face often on a daily basis. The Osteoarthritis Suit researched and designed collaboratively with Loughborough University offered innovative insight to ensure products and staff continued to help customers retain their independence in and out of the home.

Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects millions of people across the UK.

Learn about the impact of the osteoarthritis – the most common joint disease – the causes of the pain and common areas of the body affected below.

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Infographic provided by StannahStairLifts.co.uk