From 1 January 2016, a number of over-the-counter medications including osteo-paracetamol will be removed from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. This means vulnerable groups such as pensioners could end up paying three times more for their medication. Last Tuesday, Kate Creedonread more..
Dr Amy Norman is far from the typical impression of someone with arthritis. The 25-year-old chiropractor had no clue why she struggled to do things like squeeze shampoo out of a bottle to wash her hair, pick up a penread more..
In the morning, a typical teenager might have bacon and eggs with toast or a bowl of cereal with milk, but not Alyssa who will also have up to six different types of drugs with breakfast before going to school.read more..
by Franca Marine, National Policy & Government Relations Manager, Arthritis Australia The advent of biosimilars heralds a new era in biologic therapy for auto-immune forms of arthritis. But government moves to drive the uptake of biosimilars to achieve budget savings have raisedread more..
Advice on how to get enough vitamin D during winter to prevent osteoporosis. Read more
“Even through suffering we can achieve great things” – Chris Stanford Here at Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW we’re constantly in awe of our amazing members – and Chris Stanford is no exception! After years of chronic pain, Chris was diagnosedread more..
William’s Walk, Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW’s annual event to raise the profile of juvenile arthritis was held on Saturday 21st March at Parramatta Park and the day was a huge success. Together with the help of supporters and the widerread more..
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..
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..