About ARMA

ARMA – the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance

ARMA is the alliance providing a collective voice for the arthritis and musculoskeletal community in the UK.

Our Vision

Our vision is that musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders are a priority in policy and practice in the UK.

Our Misson

Our mission is to work collectively and collaboratively with our member and partners to achieve this vision.

Our Membership

Today we have 40 member organisations, ranging from specialised support groups for rare diseases to major research charities and national professional bodies.


ARMA is the United Kingdom’s national action network for the Bone and Joint Decade and the UK’s representative for EULAR PARE.

Our Activities

ARMA works in partnership with its Member organisations to improve standards of care for people with arthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders.