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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An inspiring juvenile arthritis journey

An inspiring juvenile arthritis journey

  Chris Ka Long Au shares his arthritis story with us… “Up until I was about 14 years old, I believed I was invincible. On top of my studies at Baulkham Hills High School, I was heavily involved in sports,…

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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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Stand up & move – your joints will thank you

Stand up & move – your joints will thank you

Current research demonstrates that sedentary work and lifestyle behaviours have a profoundly negative affect on our health status; the message is loud and clear – sitting at your desk or on your couch for extended periods may now be seen…

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Medication Resources

Medication Resources

There are many safe and effective medical treatments for arthritic conditions. If you would like further information on a medication you are taking, a new medication that you are starting (or one that has been suggested) we have compiled a…

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Make a difference with our Winter Appeal

Make a difference with our Winter Appeal

15-year-old Miriam lives with her family in southern NSW. She was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis three years ago after 12 months of tests and specialist appointments. The condition lives in her jaw, wrists, fingers, knees and ankles.  Miriam’s high school has taken…

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Tips for the holiday season

Tips for the holiday season

The festive season can be a busy time of shopping, cooking, cleaning and gathering with family and friends. With a chronic condition, however, it can also be a difficult time managing your energy levels, eating (and drinking!), organising travel and…

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JOB VACANCY: Occupational Therapist

JOB VACANCY: Occupational Therapist

Arthritis NSW is seeking an occupational therapist to deliver NDIS Support Services.   Vision: Freedom from Arthritis  Mission: To help people living with Arthritis Values:  Collaborative, Sustainable,Innovative & Outcomes Focussed Founded in 1967, Arthritis NSW (ANSW) exists to help improve the lives of people suffering…

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Fighting Fatigue? Tips to help

Fighting Fatigue? Tips to help

  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…

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