This study aims to understand how people manage their activity levels and the impact that this has on their pain. Read more
Jannine gives her perspective on a recent study that claims paracetamol is not clinically effective in treating osteoarthritic pain. Read more
Are you 50 years of age or older? Do you have persistent knee pain on most days of the month? Would you be willing to start using a cane daily for 12 weeks? Then the CUBA – Cane for Knee Painread more..
Health Minister Sussan Ley and the Federal Government are pushing to allow chemists to dispense cheaper versions of biologic drugs, despite warnings from consumer groups and pharmacy companies that patient safety could be compromised. Biologic medicines – which use livingread 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..
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..
The Health and Wellbeing Collaboration is an integral and innovative approach to the education of our future health care workforce in physiotherapy. It involves students observing, analysing and measuring volunteers (HAWCs) from the community who have a health condition resultingread more..
Research from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed the extent of arthritis in Australia. The Australian Health Survey 2011/12 has shown that 14.8% of the Australian population has a form of arthritis, meaning there are 3,265,400 people across theread more..
You are invited to participate in a study conducted by Mr Wei-Ju Chang and Dr Siobhan Schabrun, School of Science and Health, University of Western Sydney. It uses a non-invasive, painless, safe and weak brain stimulation to boost the effectsread more..