Orthopaedics

You and Your Condition

While one may need a new hip, or knee for many different reasons, Arthritus is the most common reason for a new hip or knee. Please find below information that explains this condition in a comprehensive manner.   


Did you know that in Ireland around 915,000 people are living with arthritis?

There are over 100 different types of arthritis and these can affect people of all ages - from babies and toddlers right through to those in their adult years. In fact, it is estimated there are up to 1,100 children affected by arthritis in Ireland.

Our role is to help people with arthritis better able to manage their disease by providing support and high quality information.

Please find below a wide range of information leaflets. These cover different kinds of Arthritis, giving useful advice on coping with the disease

 

Arthritis Overview:

www.depuysynthes.com/patients/common-conditions/arthritis

www.orthosports.info/arthritis/

www.arthritisireland.ie/go/information/about_arthritis

orthoinfo.aaos.org/menus/arthritis.cfm


Your Joints:

www.arthritisireland.ie/go/information/about_arthritis/your_joints
 

Treatments & Care:

www.arthritisireland.ie/go/information/treatments_care