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
There has been countless times my mother has been in tears watching her son try to get around. I think my parents were just as confused as I was about the disease – why me? How did I get it? I’m too young? Kyle is 25 years old and has arthritis. Read his story here. Read more
“I knew in my gut that something was wrong but when I went back to the Doctor with Zoe screaming each time he touched her, he said she was fine, that she just had the flu and if she wasn’t walking or crawling again within a month I should go back and see him.” Zoe is 4 years old and has juvenile arthritis. Read her story here. Read more
Arthritis NSW is delighted to be supporting ‘RA: Joint the Fight’, a worldwide initiative that aims to raise awareness and increase understanding of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). If you have rheumatoid arthritis you can participate in the ‘RA: Join the Fight’read more..
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..