Understanding the difference between precision and personalised medicine is important for the present and future care of arthritis and related musculoskeletal conditions.
Arthritis affects over four million Australians. For World Arthritis Day (October 12) we’re busting myths and sharing some of our best arthritis resources.
As part of Be Medicinewise Week, Australians are being urged to keep accurate lists of all our medications to avoid harmful interactions and overdoses.
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 know how to manage your arthritis or related chronic health issues during emergency situations? These resources could save your life.
CreakyJoints Australia is supporting National Diabetes Week by highlighting the connections between diabetes and arthritis. There are more than you’d think.
Humiliating moments don’t discriminate — they happen to all of us and they happen wherever we are: at home, at school, at social events or at work.
Must arthritis mean the end to happy hour? The short answer: Probably not.
I wrote this in 2017, when I was 'reclaiming my identity' after years of chronic illness. Today, I am much happier and still discovering the new “me”.
It’s not surprising that you can feel arthritis in your feet: The disease predominantly affects your joints, and your foot contains more than 30 of them.
Tofacitinib (Xeljanx®) is now available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for those diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis.
On 1 March, 2019, ixekizumab (Taltz®), was added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) to give adults with severe psoriatic arthritis more treatment options. Previously, Australian adults had been able to access the medication, but at a cost of around...
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.
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.