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By: admin | 20 February 2013 | All News, Blog

Osteoporosis is a condition where bones become weakened and break more easily than normal bone. One in three people over the age of sixty will suffer a fracture due to osteoporosis. There are usually no signs or symptoms of osteoporosisread more..

By: admin | 15 January 2013 | All News, Blog

Your invitation to a free community seminar Arthritis can be a debilitating condition, however, with the right knowledge and application, we can create change. If you, or a loved one, are suffering from Arthritis, join us for a free communityread more..

By: admin | 22 November 2012 | All News, Blog

Arthritis, covering a range of conditions with varying symptoms, can easily dominate your health concerns. However, as we age other health issues can arise. Here are some of the common health considerations for older adults. Avoid falls The risk ofread more..

By: admin | 20 November 2012 | All News, Blog

Physiotherapist Anna-Louise Bouvier is an Arthritis NSW Ambassador. As well as being the Today Shows Feel Good Physio, she is the creator of Physiocise, a system of classes for bad backs and wobbly bodies which has taught thousands of peopleread more..

By: admin | 22 August 2012 | All News, Blog

Super-tight jar lids and fiddly food and drink packages are driving many people, not just those with arthritis, around the twist. Screw tops that need excess muscle strength, ring-pulls on cans, water bottle caps and mini-milk containers, sugar and jamread more..

By: admin | 22 August 2012 | All News, Blog

There are five titles: Fabulous 40s and 50s, Stable and Strong 60s and 70s, Slumpy Kids, At Your Desk, and Tips for Travel. The first three titles specifically target women, while At Your Desk and Tips for Travel address manyread more..

By: admin | 7 June 2012 | All News, Blog

Tuesday 19th June, 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Level 5, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, Reserve Road, St Leonards Osteoarthritis affects 3 million Australians and is the leading cause of disability in our community. Due to the combined effects of obesity,read more..

By: admin | 31 May 2012 | All News, Blog

What is a bone density test? A bone density test is often referred to as a DXA (dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry). The scan measures the density (strength) of your bones. How is the test done? You are usually fully clothed duringread more..

By: admin | 31 May 2012 | All News, Blog

The benefits of walking Walking can be done at any time of day, at any age and any level of fitness and ability. It is a low impact form of exercise, which exerts minimal stress or force on your joints,read more..