According to new information released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), the rate of hospitalisation for people with osteoarthritis is increasing. There are approximately 1.8 million Australians with osteoarthritis, making it the most common form of arthritis.read more..
William’s Walk was held on the 27 and 28 April to raise vital funds for kids with arthritis. The event, in its second year, expanded to two locations this year, Bondi Beach (Saturday 27 April) and the International Regatta Centre,read more..
Four out of five people experience back pain at some point in their lives. Physically demanding tasks such as lifting, carrying, lowering, pushing, pulling, twisting and reaching are common hazards, with the risk of back strain or injury being high.read more..
Arthritis, covering a range of conditions with varying symptoms, can easily dominate your health concerns. However, as we age other health issues can arise. Read more about the common health considerations for older adults. Avoid falls The risk of fallingread more..
On A Current Affair last night (View here), you may have seen a segment regarding the impact of the government refusal to fund joint injections that provide people with arthritis with essential pain relief and mobility. Medicare rebates for jointread more..
On Sunday 22 April a sea of red embarked on a journey from Bondi Beach to Bronte Beach, in the name of William Harris who sadly died at six years of age, due to complications with his arthritis. The dayread 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..
It’s no secret that Australia has a weight problem, but it is horrifying to find out that by 2025, 6.9 million Australians are likely to be obese! This epidemic is costing our economy over $58 billion a year and moreread more..
Artwork by people with arthritis exhibition and auction. Arthritis NSW is proud to present the 2nd annual art exhibition. This event is to raise awareness of the prevalence of arthritis in the NSW community, while raising much needed funds forread more..