Our Living well with arthritis seminar, held last week, prompted many attendees to rethink their thoughts about pain. Guest speakers, including Dr Maxine Szramka and Dr John Booth discussed the latest treatment options and medication for various forms of arthritis, practical strategies for day-to-day living when you have arthritis in your hands, and ways to cope with chronic pain. Read more
Source: Channel 7 news During the record heat wave of January, The George Institute announced the results of a research study that found “the weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis”. Prompted by the news,read more..
This year, we’re celebrating our 50th anniversary and have some exciting events planned – watch this space! CELEBRATE WITH US We encourage all members to help us celebrate by hosting an arthritis fundraiser in honour of the founders of the first Newread more..
Stress, overeating and alcohol have been linked to gout attacks in some people, making Christmas and New Year celebrations potentially problematic for those living with gout. This article suggests a few practical lifestyle changes you can make to reduce the risk of a gout attack. Read more
Highlights from this year’s AGM including new board members, inductees to the Honour Roll and recipients of the Honorary Life Membership awards. Read more
By: admin | 28 November 2016 | Blog
by Rosemary Carreras, Senior Associate – Coleman Greig Lawyers Have you been named as the executor of an estate? People generally appoint someone who they consider trustworthy to carry out the very important task of distributing their assets in accordanceread more..
On Monday, we held a special lunch to thank people who volunteered at the North Ryde office, our children’s camps and various fundraising events this year. Representatives of local support groups also attended. Guests were able to meet all staffread more..
World Osteoporosis Day was last week. We spoke with our Health Promotion Team to discuss the most frequently asked questions they get about osteoporosis. This blog lists their top five (5). Read more
One in 1,000 children in Australia suffer from juvenile arthritis. More than 30 of them will be at a New South Wales Central Coast camp later this month. Camp Footloose, an initiative run by Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW (AONSW), gives children diagnosedread more..
By: admin | 6 September 2016 | Blog
Last month, our Health Promotions Manager, Kate Faber attended the AGMs of our Holroyd, Penrith, Southern Highlands and Wollongong branches. Read more