Ask Kat Series

Ask Kat Series

  Kat Keane, our Health Educator, loves answering your questions! Here’s our next Ask Kat question answered. Question: Can you help me with the stress and anxiety associated with having arthritis? Read the response here. If you have a question that…

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Hot and Cold Therapies Explained

Hot and Cold Therapies Explained

Treating pain, inflammation and injury with hot and cold therapies can be extremely effective and affordable. However, it’s important to know which situations call for hot, which call for cold and which may benefit from both treatments. Importantly, this kind…

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Efficacy of CBD for chronic pain & joint disease

Efficacy of CBD for chronic pain & joint disease

  This particular Research Review will use a variety of studies and study reviews to summarise answers for the following questions about Cannabidiol (CBD).   What is CBD? How does it work for chronic pain and arthritis?  Is CBD better…

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Dedicated websites for your condition

Dedicated websites for your condition

  Arthritis Australia’s condition-specific websites provide tools and information to help you learn about osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and back pain. Access them using the links below.   This website can help you relieve the symptoms of…

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Medicinal cannabis: what you need to know

Medicinal cannabis: what you need to know

There is a lot of interest in the use of cannabis as a medicine. You, or someone you know, may be considering using medicinal cannabis and have questions about medicinal cannabis products, such as: How and in what situations can…

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Biologics vs Biosimilars

Biologics vs Biosimilars

Biologics are a type of medication that can be prescribed for some forms of inflammatory arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (a type of arthritis that affects children). For some biologics, there may…

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