Gout is caused by high levels of uric acid, a waste product that is usually removed by our kidneys. High levels of uric acid can cause small crystals (urate) to form in and around joints, often in the big toe.read more..
‘Getting Ready’ – Living the life I want to live (A free workshop for people with physical disability). The focus of the workshop is gaining more control over your life by identifying what is important to you, set goals andread more..
The Health and Wellbeing Collaboration is an integral and innovative approach to the education of our future health care workforce in physiotherapy. It involves students observing, analysing and measuring volunteers (HAWCs) from the community who have a health condition resultingread more..
We recently launched our Juvenile Arthritis Campaign to increase the number of paediatric rheumatologists in NSW. At the moment, there are 2 full-time paediatric rheumatologists and 6,000 children and teenagers living with juvenile arthritis in NSW. As part ofread more..
Research from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed the extent of arthritis in Australia. The Australian Health Survey 2011/12 has shown that 14.8% of the Australian population has a form of arthritis, meaning there are 3,265,400 people across theread more..
With the holiday season fast approaching it is helpful to remember that help is on hand should you need it. The National Home Doctor Service is a bulk-billed service that operates after-hours, weekends and on public holidays. The service coversread more..
Methotrexate is a medication used to treat inflammatory forms of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, JIA, ankylosing spondylitis, lupus and psoriatic arthritis. It is currently available as an oral tablet and an injection. On 1 November 2014, the Pfizer brandread more..
Camp Twinkletoes is coming up in 2015 and now is the time to book your place. Twinkletoes is our fun filled family camp for children and their families living with juvenile arthritis. Building friendships and memories with other children,read more..
Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW is launching a campaign to raise awareness for juvenile arthritis in NSW, in particular the levels of paediatric rheumatology in this state. With more than 6,000 children throughout NSW living with juvenile arthritis, there are justread more..
Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW has recently launched the Juvenile Arthritis Campaign aimed at raising much needed awareness and funds for the thousands of children struggling with arthritis throughout NSW. More than 6,000 children live with the condition and there areread more..