The Joint

Joints are your body’s connectors and encompass everything from your elbows, hips and knees to your ankles. Together, they enable us to bend, turn, grip, run, swim, dance and do a million and one other things, they’re vital in almost all everyday activities as well as when we exercise. No matter what your age, you are never too old or too young to look after your joint health and wellbeing.

However, the good news is that taking care of your joints and keeping your body running smoothly is relatively easy. Just follow the links below and you’ll see how through a few simple lifestyle choices you can help your joints stay supple and flexible.

How Joints and Muscles work

Knee joints, ankle joints, shoulders and elbows are miracles of nature and you’ll find joints wherever the 206 bones in your body meet. Find out how joints and muscles work.

Taking care of yourself

Healthy joints are an important part of a happy and active lifestyle. And as we’re all living longer, it makes good sense to find out how to take care of them. See our expert tips and guidance on how to keep your joints flexible and supple everyday.

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