Arthritis breakthrough "could stop crippling condition before it starts"

Arthritis breakthrough 'could stop crippling condition before it starts' First study to prove gut flora plays a role in rheumatoid arthritis | UPDATED: 08:27 GMT, 13 June 2012 A breakthrough in our understanding of how rheumatoid arthritis develops could help scientists spot those at risk and even stop the condition before it starts.

The "wobble-board" trainers that beat the pain of knee arthritis

The 'wobble-board' trainers that beat the pain of knee arthritis Steve Hall, wearing his shoes, while carrying his son Matthew They may look more like something a trendy teenager would wear, but a pair of custom-made, high-top trainers can offer patients relief from the crippling pain of knee arthritis.