Tag Archives: Arthritis

Can children get arthritis?

Sadly, yes. Most people think of arthritis as a disease for older adults to worry about, but children can get arthritis too. Children with arthritis face similar problems to their adult counterparts, but in addition, they may have to deal with growth issues, bone deterioration at an earlier age, and missing out on enjoying a… Read More »

Rheumatoid arthritis almost paralysed this woman – here’s how she beat it

Rheumatoid arthritis affects young people as well as old – in 2015 Iidamaria van der Byl-Knoefel was diagnosed with a form of it in her 30s.  This is how she reversed its devastating effects  The emotional new Versus Arthritis advert shows a young woman unable to get out of bed and get to the teaching job she loves… Read More »