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In this section we offer you advice on the ways in which you can speak up about the support which you receive. This might involve making a complaint, but could involve giving positive feedback to the people who are supporting you.
Whether you feel nervous around new technology or you're someone who likes to have the latest gadgets, these pages explain the benefits technology can bring, helping you and yours to live independently, or get fitter and healthier.
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Arthritis is a condition which causes pain and inflammation of the joints and bones. There are several different types of arthritis but the most common are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
For more information on arthritis visit NHS Choices.
If you are concerned about joint pain or arthritis, always consult your doctor.
Essex Libraries have a wide range of books to help people living with arthritis.
If you live in Essex and are between the ages of 40 and 74, you can get a free NHS Health Check, which can assess your risk of developing a serious health condition or disease.
You can also find support in making lifestyle changes at Essex Lifestyle Services.
Other information and advice
Arthritis Care offers advice and support as well as local workshops and support groups around the country.
The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society offers local support groups and information and advice.
The Arthritis Research website provides information for people with arthritis, as well as for health and social care professionals.
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