World Arthritis Day

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World Arthritis Day is observed every year on October 12.


  • The theme for World Arthritis Day 2022 is “It’s in your hands, take action”.
  • It aims to raise awareness about arthritis, a condition that can affect one or more joints, causing pain, swelling, and inflammation.
  • It was established in 1996 by Arthritis and Rheumatism International (ARI).
  • There are different types of arthritis out of which the most common ones are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.


Source : Indian Express