The shoulder joint is the major joint connecting the upper limb to the trunk. It is also the most mobile of joints in the human body, however, because of this it is also one of the joints most susceptible toread more..
WHAT IS FATIGUE? Fatigue is a feeling of both physical and mental tiredness. It is often described as exhaustion or a lack of energy, and can make everyday tasks seem impossible. Many people with arthritis experience fatigue, no matter whatread more..
By the end of 2018, a My Health Record will be created for every Australian unless they choose not to have one. My Health Record is an online summary of your key health information. When you have a My Healthread more..
The spine is the backbone of the body. Stretching down from the base of the skull to the coccyx (tailbone), it is one of the most important structures in the body as it houses the spinal cord which is responsibleread more..
Most illness and deaths in Australia are caused by chronic conditions. Chronic conditions can place a high burden on individuals, their families and carers, and the health system. It is estimated that 1 in 2 (50%) Australians have at leastread more..
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..