For many of us, staying active can be a challenge. Arthritis is very individual: not everyone has the same type of arthritis, the same joints affected, the same level of disease progression, the same symptoms, or the same degree ofread more..
Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria’s ‘Musculoskeletal (MSK) Health’ 2014 Webinar Series Audience: Clinicians of various disciplines across the musculoskeletal health and other sectors. Purpose: To provide participants with clinically-meaningful skills and knowledge to deliver recommended care by focusing on issues relevantread more..
Australians spend billions of dollars each year on complementary medicines. Given the chronic nature of arthritis, a large proportion of people with arthritis regularly use at least one complementary medicine. The complementary medicines webinar was held on Monday 24 Februaryread more..
There is still time for people to purchase raffle tickets for the chance to win $3,000 cash, while also supporting the work of Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW. Apart from the fantastic 1st prize of $3,000 cash, there is a 2ndread more..
There is less than 2 weeks to go until we walk, run, strut and stroll through Parramatta Park for William’s Walk 2014. There is still plenty of time for participants to fundraise for the day. Fundraising can be as simpleread more..
The Alison Watson Scholarships are provided annually. Between one to three scholarships to a value of $2,000 each are awarded each year depending on available resources. Decisions are made on a needs basis. The Board of Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSWread more..
My Feelings Tears run down my face Sometimes in plain sight More often behind closed doors I look at the lives around me, wishing mine was yours In mornings when I wake I am stiff and I am sore Iread more..
There will be two community forums for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) held in NSW in May. These community forums will be a good opportunity to find out more information on the scheme, how it will impact you and ask any questions you may have. Read more
“I was sad hearing she lived with this condition at such a young age. Up until meeting her, I didn’t know that arthritis really affected younger people,” says John. “I really wasn’t aware how prevalent arthritis was.” Read Shanneen’s story here Read more
Russell says that the biggest challenge is the uncertainty of arthritis. “It doesn’t give you warnings when things are going to go wrong. You can be right in the middle of planning something beautifully – and suddenly, more surgery is required and more recovery time needed. And each time there is a recovery, there is a little bit less you can do than last time.” Read about Russell’s and Kerrel’s story about fighting arthritis. Read more