The benefits of walking Walking can be done at any time of day, at any age and any level of fitness and ability. It is a low impact form of exercise, which exerts minimal stress or force on your joints,read more..
For those who struggle with clothes pegs or have balance difficulties when hanging out and bringing in the daily wash, the one-handed, comfortable operation of Ezyline is going to be of great benefit. Ezyline has received much recognition and praiseread more..
Renowned ethics expert, Dr Simon Longstaff, Executive Director of the St James Ethics Centre, will address the Painaustralia AGM on 17 April. Dr Longstaff, who advised Painaustralia during the drafting of the Declaration of Montreal, will speak about the ethicalread more..
Arthritis Awareness Week is Australia’s annual event to raise community awareness of musculoskeletal conditions and will be held from 25 to 31 March 2012. Arthritis is a very common condition in Australia affecting one in five people of all agesread more..
Academic podiatrists from the Australasian Podiatric Rheumatology Special Interest Group (APRSIG) are running an ‘Assessment of the Rheumatoid Foot’ workshop in partnership with the Podiatry Association of New South Wales. This workshop is designed to train podiatrists how to performread more..
Fatigue can be a hidden symptom of arthritis that employers and work colleagues may not fully understand. Here are some ideas for managing fatigue in the workplace. Organise your activities to make the most of your energy Use a diaryread more..
Keeping active plays a vital role in building bone and muscle strength and improving and maintaining balance and coordination, all of which are essential for preventing falls and broken bones. Exercise is important at any age for bone strength and,read more..
Massage involves the manipulation of tissues, using pressure, tension, motion or vibration. It targets the soft tissues of the body, such as muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage can be performed manually, using hands, fingers and elbows, or with mechanical aids.read more..
As Australia’s largest fund manager, Colonial First State is in the position to support worthy causes and we would like to help out those you feel are most in need of donations. From 13 – 29 February 2012, you canread more..
The NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) will host the 2012 Musculoskeletal Network Forum. The ACI is a board-governed statutory health authority, one of the four pillars of NSW Health, which works to improve public health care by engaging clinicians andread more..