National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration coordinated by Volunteering Australia Inc. to acknowledge the generous contribution of Australia’s 6 million volunteers. Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW would like to take this opportunity to say a huge THANK YOU to all ourread more..
To coincide with Arthritis Awareness Week (28 May to 03 June 2017), a number of our branches and support groups will launch their 50th Anniversary Celebrations with sausage sizzles, morning teas, cake stalls and more across the state. If you’reread more..
“I thank everyone involved who made this weekend happen. It has helped me so very much in all aspects. Being newly diagnosed, it has been a blessing to talk to other families.” CAMP TWINKLETOES PROGRAM 2017 Camp Twinkletoes is anread more..
By Dr Margaret Redelman OAM MBBS (Uni NSW), M Psychotherapy (Uni NSW) We are all born sensual sexual beings and all the pitfalls that befall us during the course of our life do not change this basic human experience. read more..
In this blog, learn more about assistive technology – the “stuff that can make it easier for you to do stuff”. For those with arthritis, it can help protect your joints as well as conserve energy so you can use it on the things that matter most to you. Read more
A new study by the University of Technology Sydney is investigating the couple’s perspective on chronic pain. Read more in this guest blog post. Read more
Our Living well with arthritis seminar, held last week, prompted many attendees to rethink their thoughts about pain. Guest speakers, including Dr Maxine Szramka and Dr John Booth discussed the latest treatment options and medication for various forms of arthritis, practical strategies for day-to-day living when you have arthritis in your hands, and ways to cope with chronic pain. Read more
Source: Channel 7 news During the record heat wave of January, The George Institute announced the results of a research study that found “the weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis”. Prompted by the news,read more..
This year, we’re celebrating our 50th anniversary and have some exciting events planned – watch this space! CELEBRATE WITH US We encourage all members to help us celebrate by hosting an arthritis fundraiser in honour of the founders of the first Newread more..
Stress, overeating and alcohol have been linked to gout attacks in some people, making Christmas and New Year celebrations potentially problematic for those living with gout. This article suggests a few practical lifestyle changes you can make to reduce the risk of a gout attack. Read more