Val­ued support of hu­man pain killers

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - OPINION -

ON BE­HALF of Arthri­tis Re­search UK and peo­ple liv­ing with arthri­tis I would like to thank ev­ery­one who be­came a ‘Pain Killer’ dur­ing Na­tional Arthri­tis Week (Oc­to­ber 12-19).

Arthri­tis holds 10 mil­lion peo­ple in the grip of ex­cru­ci­at­ing pain, in­clud­ing my­self. This pain can be in­vis­i­ble and too of­ten dis­missed as mi­nor aches and pains. How­ever, in re­al­ity, arthri­tis is the big­gest cause of pain and dis­abil­ity in the UK, af­fect­ing peo­ple of all ages.

Arthri­tis Re­search UK be­lieves ev­ery­one has a right to live a pain-free life. This year the char­ity high­lighted the ef­fects of pain and

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