Judith Cantor, President of Arthritis and Osteoporosis NSW, today formally announced the appointment of new Chief Executive, Jannine Jackson. Ms Cantor said after an intensive process, Ms Jackson was the successful candidate from a very competitive field of over 80read more..
Did you know that from the age of 40 our eyes change rapidly and that by the age of 65 we will need three times more light to see than we did at 20? As we grow older, our eyesread more..
Date and Time: 7-8pm (AEST), Tuesday 12 August 2014 Presenter: Prof Peter Ebeling, Professor of Medicine; Head – Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health; President, Endocrine Society of Australia and Consultant Endocrinologist for Monash Medical Centre.read more..
Our hands are capable of many functions, providing precision for delicate tasks as well as enabling us to complete heavier, physically demanding jobs. Each of our hands contains 27 bones, 29 joints, over 120 ligaments and 34 muscles. These structuresread more..
On Tuesday 8 July, 2014 Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW welcomed media personality, arthritis advocate and 2013 Australian of the Year, Ita Buttrose AO OBE and a select group of supporters for our afternoon High Tea at The Tea Room inread more..
Date and Time: 7-8pm (AEST), Wednesday 16 July 2014 Presenter: Dr Malcolm Hogg, Specialist in Anaesthesia and Pain Management; President, Australian Pain Society. Dr. Hogg supervises a coordinated range of interdisciplinary pain services with specific interests in the optimal managementread more..
Paracetamol is the most frequently used analgesic for the relief of pain in people with arthritis. Taken in advised doses paracetamol is a relatively safe medication. However recent studies highlight that – despite common perceptions paracetamol has little or noread more..
Without realising, many of us actually eat too much food. With the huge portion sizes given to us at restaurants and seen in advertisements, it’s no surprise that the idea of a healthy portion has become distorted to a viewread more..
You may have read about a survey that is being undertaken La Trobe University investigating the barriers and enablers to maintaining productive employment among Australian workers who have persistent pain. We are looking for expressions of interest from men whoread more..
Many people will have some amount of pain at some point in their lives and for others, this pain is present all the time. Pain can be acute or short lived, such as following surgery or injury or during anread more..