Tips for coping with morning stiffness

Tips for coping with morning stiffness

As the weather starts to cool down, many people find their stiffness in the morning worsens. For osteoarthritis it may last for up to an hour or so. For others living with inflammatory arthritis however (such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic…

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Hip Exercises

Hip Exercises

One of the primary contributions to the development of arthritis is prolonged overuse or imperfect loading of a weight bearing joint. As one of the primary load bearing joints in the human body, the hip joint is particularly susceptible to…

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Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Sleep is important for both physical and mental health and improves your overall quality of life. We know that living with a chronic condition and chronic pain can cause problems with sleep, including having problems falling asleep, staying asleep and…

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New Research – easy ways to add movement into your day

New Research – easy ways to add movement into your day

  A paper recently published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine1, shows that a style of exercise called high-intensity incidental physical activity (HIIPA) or regular, incidental activity that gets you huffing and puffing, is likely to produce health benefits,…

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Exercise of the Month – Knee Exercises

Exercise of the Month – Knee Exercises

Knee exercises help to reduce stiffness, improve muscle strength and joint range of motion in people who have arthritis. Strengthening the of the quadriceps muscles (front of thigh) has also been linked to reduced symptoms of knee osteoarthritis. There is no…

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Exercise of the Month – Hand Exercises

Exercise of the Month – Hand Exercises

Hand exercises may help to reduce stiffness, improve muscle strength and joint range of motion in people who have arthritis. There is no one-size-fits-all hand prescription for people with arthritis, but an occupational therapist, physiotherapist or rheumatologist can help design…

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Microbiomes, Gut Health & Inflammation

Microbiomes, Gut Health & Inflammation

There is an increasing amount of research into the important role gut microbiomes play in our overall health. These studies have demonstrated links between gut health and the immune system, autoimmune diseases, mood and mental health among many other health…

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Brain Fog – is it all in your head?

Brain Fog – is it all in your head?

Symptoms such as stiffness, swelling and pain may be typical for inflammatory arthritic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis among others. But many people often have trouble with their memory & concentrating, thinking clearly and just…

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Medication Recall – Important Notice

Medication Recall – Important Notice

OA/RA capsules: Recall due to contamination 23rd January 2019 Consumers and health professionals are advised that Blueskygreenearth, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling OA/RA capsules (batch 17098003) due to contamination with a substance that poses an unacceptable risk to…

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