Whenever the season changes from winter to spring it’s an ideal time for many of us to clear out lots of clutter and generally give our homes a thorough cleaning.
If you’re one of the eight million or so people in the UK with osteoarthritis, you’re probably not looking forward to the inevitable drop in temperature that’s expected with the first cold snap of winter. According to the NHS, many people with arthritis find their joints become stiffer and more painful when the weather’s cold, though experts don’t know why this happens.
As the UK government suggests, playing sport helps to keep people healthy. But if you were one of the millions of people across the country who watched the 2015 Rugby World Cup, one of the things you may have noticed is how many players suffered painful injuries.