Enabling Self-management
and Coping with Arthritic Pain
using Exercise

Useful links & resources

Arthritis and Pain

  • Versus Arthritis website has lots of information, guidance and tips for people living with arthritis. The Osteoarthritis pages can be found here.
  • Versus Arthritis also have a dedicated free helpline 0800 5200 520 open Monday–Friday, 9am–6pm. The advisors bring together information and advice about arthritis into one place to provide tailored support. Find out more about the helpline here
  • NHS guidance - read the official NHS guidance on Osteoarthritis to learn more about the condition, its symptoms, the treatment and support available, and advice on how to live with the condition. 
  • The Pain Toolkit - comprises a number of resources for healthcare professionals and people who live with persistent pain.
  • Arthritis Action
  • British Society for Rheumatology
  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy


Physical Activity 




Relaxation Techniques 


Online communities


Clinical Resources


Free Pedometers

  • iPhone or iPad (from the App Store) - Stepz
  • Android (from Google Play) - Pedometer


Webpage last reviewed: 30 March 2020

Webpage last udpated: 30 March 2020