Is good posture important?

Is good posture important?

  Kat Keane, our Health Educator, loves answering your questions! Here’s our next Ask Kat question answered. Question: Do you have any tips on how to sit with good posture? My doctor told me I need to fix my posture to…

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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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Gardening tips for arthritis

Gardening tips for arthritis

  It’s Spring! Time to get out in the garden. There are so many benefits to gardening, it gets you outdoors, moving and is mood boosting. In fact, getting your hands dirty in the garden has been scientifically proven to…

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Managing Low Back Pain

Managing Low Back Pain

  Low back pain is a significant burden in terms of pain, disability and loss of quality of life for those who experience it. This is a global problem with data in Australia revealing that a quarter of the population…

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Anti-inflammatory diet – made easy

Anti-inflammatory diet – made easy

Following an anti-inflammatory diet will not cure arthritis, however for many people it is an effective way of controlling symptoms, maintaining a healthy weight and reducing the risk of developing other health problems.  Recent studies have also found that a…

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Medication Updates

Medication Updates

  6 August 2020 New Drug Approved for RA Upadacitinib is the third Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor to be approved for rheumatoid arthritis after baricitinib and tofacitinib. Upadacitinib is indicated for patients with moderate–severe rheumatoid arthritis who have not adequately responded,…

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Your Weight & Arthritis

Your Weight & Arthritis

Does weight affect arthritis? The simple answer is yes. Extra body weight increases the stress on many joints, particularly the knees, hips and lower back. There is also a clear link between being overweight and an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis.…

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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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Stakeholder Survey 2020 Results

Stakeholder Survey 2020 Results

Thanks to our community who participated in our 2020 Stakeholder Survey – we were delighted with the more than 530 responses. We would like to share the following responses with you, simply click here or on the image to see the…

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Medication Update

Medication Update

  1 June 2020   Opioid Regulatory Changes To minimise the harm caused by opioid prescription medicines to Australians each year, a number of regulatory changes are being implemented. The changes will ensure the safe and effective prescribing and use…

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