If you are living with arthritis, you may be experiencing increased joint pain and stiffness as we settle into winter. Science is still exploring why this is so, however whatever the reason, there are actions you can take that don’t involveread more..
The bicep curl is an exercise synonymous with the term ‘lifting weights”. Whenever someone asks to ‘show your muscles’, more likely than not you are going to show off your biceps. The exercise of this month focuses on working thisread more..
Eleven families found support, understanding and a new community at Drummond House, Manly, when they attended Camp Twinkletoes 2018, our annual two-day camp for parents of children living with juvenile arthritis. This year the camp theme was Resilience withread more..
The seated leg extension is a staple exercise for building strength in the lower limbs. It is an exercise that isolates the knee joint, activating your quadriceps muscles to straighten your leg. When performed properly and consistently, it can resultread more..
Many people in the wider community believe that arthritis is a condition that people only get as they age. They don’t know that there are 100 different conditions that fall within the scope of arthritis, and that it can affectread more..
In honour of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games beginning, we are celebrating through Commonwealth Games inspired exercises to assist with those living with arthritis in the shoulder. Please note: If any of these exercises causes excessive pain or discomfort, ceaseread more..
It is proven that exercising within your limits can help with strength, flexibility, reduction of joint pain & fatigue. You may think, understandably, that it is beyond you when basic movement is hard enough. You may also think that exerciseread more..
Specifically developed by Arthritis NSW for people with arthritis & osteoporosis, the classes are a circuit format focusing on improving strength & incorporating balance, endurance and flexibility. Exercises were modified according to participants’ individual goals, medical history and fitness level.read more..
This infographic is a useful summary of the benefits of exercise in the management of arthritis. So if you – or someone you know needs a little nudge to get moving, this simple reminder may be of help! You canread more..
Arthritis NSW is in the SMH today, talking about the prevalence and impact of arthritis – which can affect people of all ages and backgrounds, including children – the importance of early diagnosis, the role of exercise in arthritis management,read more..