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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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At home with arthritis

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

Exercising with osteoarthritis - videos

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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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Finding out your child has arthritis Arthritis Australia

Finding out that your child has arthritis can be a confusing and anxious time

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Water exercise Arthritis Australia

Water exercise involves exercising in a pool, usually a heated, warm water pool, and may also be called hydrotherapy

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Fish Oils Arthritis Australia

Fish oils are oils found in the tissues of fish

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Anterior knee pain (children) Arthritis Australia

Anterior knee pain is pain which occurs in the front of the knee around the knee cap

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Wrists & hands Arthritis Australia

Any joint in your fingers, thumbs, knuckles and wrists can be affected by arthritis

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Rheumatoid arthritis Arthritis Australia

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes pain and swelling of the joints

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