There Are Updated Treatment Guidelines for Osteoarthritis and Here’s What You Should Know About Them
Not sure how to manage your inflammatory arthritis during COVID-19? In this video, rheumatologist, Professor Paul Bird answers many common questions from patients.
Simply put, there are not enough testing kits to screen all 24.5 million or so Australians, so there does need to be a limit on who can be tested and when.
When you have rheumatoid arthritis, it’s hard to know how to “live well” with it. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a handbook to follow? There is now.
Do you use a biologic medication for your inflammatory arthritis? Do you know about biosimilars? Discover the basics as part of Biosimilar Awareness Week.
Arthritis Australia, has launched MyRA - a new rheumatoid arthritis website designed to help people become active participants in their journey with the disease.
Axial spondyloarthritis (including ankylosing spondylitis) is a common form of arthritis, yet most Australians haven’t heard of it. CreakyJoints Australia would like to help change that.
Sorry, family and friends, but the one thing I miss doing the most while staying at home is my weekly yoga class.
Staying active at home when you have arthritis can be tough, especially during the COVID-19 lockdown. Exercise Right Week and new telehealth options can help.
Fatigue is one of the most invisible and misunderstood parts of managing arthritis. It can be difficult for those without chronic illness to understand.
What should you do if you can’t access Plaquenil? Are you at risk of COVID-19 exposure if you have a biologic infusion in a hospital? We’ve got the answers you’ve been seeking.
Do you regularly attend face-to-face health appointments such as medication reviews, physiotherapy and blood tests? Should you still go during the lockdown?
The question on everyone’s lips is when will we have a cure for COVID-19?
Are you an Australian with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriasis, Crohn’s Disease or ulcerative colitis?
Rheumatologists around the world are gathering data about how best to treat people with rheumatic disease during COVID-19. Here’s how you can help today.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and heart disease might not seem like they have a lot in common, but there’s an important common denominator: inflammation. When you have a chronic inflammatory disease like RA, you tend to have higher levels of inflammation...
Australians on disability benefits receive little support to help them resume former activities. Janine Monty shares how a new project aims to change that.
Would you like to help design a new project to support Australians with musculoskeletal conditions who currently receive a Disability Support Pension?
Consumer-centred care is the new buzzword in health. Find out what it means and how you can advocate for better health policies, products and services.
There are still going to be newly diagnosed people in desperate need of information about their condition. There are still going to be people who need regular contact with others who understand the complexities of their conditions and medications without judgement. Your group will still be needed; you might just need to change how it runs for a while.
A Health Care Card from Centrelink can save a bundle for those with chronic conditions. But, how do you get one if you aren’t on a pension? There is a way.
Support groups are great places to meet others with similar health conditions or life challenges. They provide the opportunity to ask the questions you don’t really get to talk to your doctor about – especially the questions about how to live with your condition day in, day out.