Are you 50 years of age or older? Do you have persistent knee pain on most days of the month? Would you be willing to start using a cane daily for 12 weeks? Then the CUBA – Cane for Knee Painread more..
Dr Amy Norman is far from the typical impression of someone with arthritis. The 25-year-old chiropractor had no clue why she struggled to do things like squeeze shampoo out of a bottle to wash her hair, pick up a penread more..
In the morning, a typical teenager might have bacon and eggs with toast or a bowl of cereal with milk, but not Alyssa who will also have up to six different types of drugs with breakfast before going to school.read more..
by Franca Marine, National Policy & Government Relations Manager, Arthritis Australia The advent of biosimilars heralds a new era in biologic therapy for auto-immune forms of arthritis. But government moves to drive the uptake of biosimilars to achieve budget savings have raisedread more..
Advice on how to get enough vitamin D during winter to prevent osteoporosis. Read more
Health Minister Sussan Ley and the Federal Government are pushing to allow chemists to dispense cheaper versions of biologic drugs, despite warnings from consumer groups and pharmacy companies that patient safety could be compromised. Biologic medicines – which use livingread more..
By: admin | 5 June 2015 | Blog
Calling on our members and those with arthritis to contact their local Federal MP to tell them about your arthritis story and how these changes will affect you. Read more
“Even through suffering we can achieve great things” – Chris Stanford Here at Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW we’re constantly in awe of our amazing members – and Chris Stanford is no exception! After years of chronic pain, Chris was diagnosedread more..
By: admin | 11 May 2015 | Blog
According to Volunteering Australia – Volunteers are happier, healthier and sleep better than those who don’t volunteer Established in 1989, National Volunteer Week is the largest celebration of volunteers and volunteerism in Australia, and provides an opportunity to highlight theread more..
William’s Walk, Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW’s annual event to raise the profile of juvenile arthritis was held on Saturday 21st March at Parramatta Park and the day was a huge success. Together with the help of supporters and the widerread more..