There are about 200 different types of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions that can cause pain and disability. They fall into 6 main groups:

  • Degenerative arthritis
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Connective tissue disease and vasculitis
  • Soft tissue musculoskeletal pain
  • Back pain
  • Musculoskeletal trauma

Find out more about the main clinical conditions that research in the Centre focusses on via the links below.

Further information is available through the NHS, Versus Arthritis, and the British Orthopaedic Association.