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Arthritis Australia

Arthritis Australia is a charitable not-for-profit organisation and is the peak arthritis body in Australia. It is supported by affiliate offices in every state and territory.

Vision

To bring quality of life to all people with arthritis and eliminate their suffering.

Mission

  • to provide dignity, support and education for Australians suffering from arthritis and their carers
  • to radically restrict the rate of growth of arthritis in Australia
  • to be a leader in funding and advocating world class research
  • Arthritis Australia to be identified as the only independent, arthritis focused and patient driven national body.

Arthritis Australia

  • provides support and information to people with arthritis as well as their families and friends
  • promotes awareness of the challenges facing people with arthritis across the community, and to leaders in business, industry, and government
  • funds research into potential causes and possible cures as well as better ways to live with arthritis, and
  • aims to keep health professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and community nurses informed.

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Last reviewed: April 2018

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When you have arthritis, joint pain and weakness can make normal activities around the home difficult

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Back Pain - Information Sheet | Arthritis Australia

This sheet has been written for people with back pain. It provides general information about back pain and what can be done to help it. It also tells you where to find further information. This sheet is not meant for people with back pain from osteoporosis.

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My Joint Pain Library | Arthritis Australia

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Arthritis and Pregnancy, Fertility, Labour and Delivery, Breastfeeding

Get the information you need about arthritis (including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, ankylosing spondylitis) and pregnancy, conceiving, fertility, labour and delivery, and breastfeeding.

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Reactive arthritis Arthritis Australia

Reactive arthritis is a condition that causes inflammation, pain and swelling of the joints

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Emotions Arthritis Australia

Arthritis is a chronic health condition that can affect your physical health and your mental wellbeing

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Understanding arthritis Arthritis Australia

The most important step to living well with arthritis is to learn about your condition and its management

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Ankles & feet Arthritis Australia

Any joint in your ankles, feet and toes can be affected by arthritis

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Caring and arthritis Arthritis Australia

Most people with arthritis wish to remain as independent as possible, so trying to find the right balance between providing help without being overly protective can be a challenge for carers

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Fish Oils Arthritis Australia

Fish oils are oils found in the tissues of fish

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