This World Arthritis Day, Arthritis NSW is busting the many myths about arthritis. We receive a lot of feedback that friends, family and the wider community don’t understand arthritis as a chronic condition and its impact on people’s lives. We…

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Tips for Managing your Housework

Tips for Managing your Housework

We know that with arthritis, your joints are weaker and less stable and you may experience ongoing pain and fatigue as part of your condition – doing your housework can certainly be challenging! As soon as you find out you have…

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Exercise of the Month – Bicep Curls

Exercise of the Month – Bicep Curls

The exercise of this month focuses on working this particular muscle group so you can develop stronger arms for your daily functional activities such as carrying, lifting and moving objects. Bicep curls isolate the body movement of elbow flexion, or…

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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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Exercise for Osteoporosis

Exercise for Osteoporosis

This Exercise of the Month targets individuals living with Osteoporosis. Even though these exercises are tailored towards addressing that condition, they can still be performed by anyone and are equally as beneficial to those living with arthritis. Osteoporosis leads to…

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Be wise about the medicine you take

Be wise about the medicine you take

The ninth annual Be Medicinewise Week is encouraging Australians to get to know the language of medicines. Medicines are part of most people’s lives with arthritis. Which is why, having access to, understanding and asking the right questions about medicines…

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TGA ALERT – Endone 5mg tablets

30 JULY 2019 DEPT OF HEALTH, THERAPEUTIC GOODS ADMINISTRATION TGA: Endone 5 mg tablets – Consumers & health professionals are advised that Aspen Pharma, is undertaking product defect correction for one batch of Endone 5 mg tablets   Consumers and…

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My Health Record

My Health Record

My Health Record: Control your health information securely, in one place July, 2019 My Health Record is an online summary of your key health information. When you have a My Health Record, your health information can be viewed securely online,…

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Hand Exercises

Hand Exercises

Our hands are a key structure of our body that facilitate our actions in everyday living. From grabbing, to lifting, holding, and writing, our hands arguably play one of the most important roles in our everyday life and function. However,…

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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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