A new study led by Professor Sallie Lamb of and the University of Warwick and the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Oxford University, is published today in The Lancet and shows a tailored hand exercise programme improves function and quality of life for patients living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).

RA affects more than 400,000 people in the UK, of whom about 80% have hand and wrist problems, and this has a substantial impact on quality of life, function and productivity. The new strengthening and stretching exercise programme developed for the study is a worthwhile, low cost intervention to adopt alongside medication.

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