Arthritis Awareness Week is a crucial seven days each year where the spotlight shines on arthritis in the the many forms it takes. There are over 120 different types of arthritis and from 15-21 March 2015, Arthritis Awareness Week hasread more..
Volunteers Needed To Take Part In This Important Research Griffith University is interested in why some people develop chronic pain and how individuals cope with pain that persists. The study aims to help health practitioners identify people who may beread more..
There are thousands of children in NSW with juvenile arthritis, yet it is a condition which continues to be misunderstood and under recognised and resourced. Arthritis is commonly perceived to be a condition that affects older people, but Arthritis &read more..
Each year, Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW is proud to host two special camps for children and teenagers with arthritis. Camp Twinkletoes is one of these camps and we visited Stanwell Tops on 20-22 February to set about educating, supporting andread more..
Do you have a hip replacement? The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has recently released two alerts relating to hip components. Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) system This system is a metal-on-metal implant and is used for hip resurfacing procedures. Additional warningsread more..
Throughout NSW, there are more than 6,000 children suffering from the extreme pain and fatigue of juvenile arthritis. Usually thought of as an ‘older persons’ disease, arthritis in children is a very real condition, and in extreme cases can evenread more..
Each year, Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW comes together to celebrate some of the most inspiring and resilient members of our community at William’s Walk. Raising money to change the lives of children and families living with juvenile arthritis, William’s Walkread more..
Radio Interview with Dr Louis McGuigan Radio 2MAX FM Interview with rheumatologist Dr Louis McGuigan Purpose: To discuss the different forms of arthritis; the challenges faced by regional and rural residents living and managing their condition and the benefits ofread more..
You may have seen a story in the media over recent weeks about a small Dutch study looking at a biotechnology treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Breakthrough RA research? The novel therapy is a small, electronic implant that is embeddedread more..
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes pain and swelling of the joints, that affects about 2 percent of the Australian population, mostly female. We recently came across some interesting research in the field by the Garvan Instituteread more..