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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: November 2012

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Fish oils

This sheet provides general information about the use of fish oil supplements as a treatment for arthritis. It includes information about who may benefit from taking fish oils, how much to take and where to find more information.

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Gout (Greek)

Gout (Greek)

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Rheumatoid arthritis

This sheet has been written for people affected by rheumatoid arthritis. It provides general information to help you understand how you may be affected and why early treatment is important. This sheet also covers what you can do to manage rheumatoid arthritis and where to go for further information.

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Osteoarthritis (Italian)

Osteoarthritis (Italian)

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Osteoarthritis (Greek)

Osteoarthritis (Greek)

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Fish Oils (Chinese)

Fish Oils (Chinese)

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Medicines and arthritis (Chinese)

Medicines and arthritis (Chinese)

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Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) (Italian)

Farmaci antinfiammatori non steroidei (FANS)

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Exercise and RA

This sheet has been written for people with rheumatoid arthritis to provide extra tips about exercise. It includes general information about what types of exercise are recommended and what to do during a ‘flare’ of your arthritis. This sheet does not provide individual exercises or programs.

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Arthritis Facts

Today arthritis impacts directly on more than 3.85 million people, or 18.5 per cent of the population…and indirectly on their businesses, colleagues, friends and family.

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