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
Our Board is seeking nominations for non-executive director positions in the lead up to our November Annual General Meeting. Read more
By: admin | 18 August 2016 | Blog
This webinar will discuss the self-management of thumb osteoarthritis including joint protection, splints and exercises. It will be presented by Ray Jongs, a Certified Hand Therapist (Hand Therapy Certification Commission, USA) and member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association. Rayread more..
By: admin | 17 August 2016 | Blog
On Saturday, 29 October 2016 our friends at BJC Health are holding their next BJC Health JAM at the University of Technology Sydney. The session is designed to provide quality rheumatology and arthritis education for GPs, physiotherapists and exercise physiologists.read more..
A message from our President, Allan Ryan: The Board of Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW are pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra Vincent as Chief Executive Officer. Sandra commenced in the role on 11 July 2016. Sandra has worked acrossread more..
The webinar will be delivered by Professor David Sonnabend, a professor of Orthopaedic and Traumatic Surgery at the University of Sydney, with clinical interests relating to shoulder surgery and arthritis. Professor Sonnabend will be discussing the shoulder and the managementread more..
We’re challenging everyone to walk 10,000 steps per day for seven days over Arthritis Awareness Week (29 May to 4 June 2016). Help us raise awareness for this often invisible disease! Read more
Volunteers live happier, healthier lives and sleep better than people who don’t volunteer, according to Volunteering Australia. This week is National Volunteer Week and it’s the largest celebration of volunteers in the country. It also provides us an opportunity to say thank you to all theread more..