Welcome to Arthritis SA
Arthritis SA is committed to improving the quality of life of people with arthritis and related conditions. Arthritis SA aims to reduce the social and economic burden of arthritis through research, education and support.
An integral part of Arthritis SA's commitment to all South Australians is to ensure our programs and support services are available in various locations throughout metropolitan and rural South Australia.
Register your interest today if you would like to participate in a course near you.
Know your bones launch
The Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Osteoporosis Australia have launched the Know Your Bones online tool which provides a personalised estimate of bone fracture risk. Evidence-based and consumer-friendly, it takes approximately 5 minutes to complete, and aims to empower consumers to initiate discussions about bone health and osteoporosis with their GP.
2016 Aussie Escape lottery winners
Congratulations to the following winners of the 2016 Aussie Escape Lottery, which was drawn on Wednesday 15 June 2016 at Arthritis SA.
First prize: T.Temby (18718), Second prize: J.Warley (6171), Third prize: R.Soulsby (2732), Fourth prize: S.Leinonen (11927)
All fantastic prizes have been provided by the Australian Holiday Centre, located at 75 King William Street, Adelaide.
Arthritis SA would like to thank everyone who purchased a ticket or book in the lottery. Your support is very much appreciated.
STOP PRESS: Arthritis SA issues caution over phone drug seller
Arthritis South Australia is warning people to be cautious if they receive phone calls from someone claiming to be a doctor who tries to sell them “medications” to treat arthritis.
Arthritis SA CEO, Julie Black, said no “medication” for arthritis should be taken without consulting personally with a health care professional.
“People could place themselves at serious harm, leave themselves open to a scam, or simply pay money for no benefit if they take a product touted over a phone line, or available through the internet,” Mrs Black said.
Make Every Step Count
Limber up, be a hero and get ready to make a difference to your own life and the lives of those you love by taking part in Time to Move 2016.
At its core is a challenge for you to walk 10,000 steps a day for 7 days and put a spring in your step and life. That is the recommended number of steps that should be walked each day to keep fit and healthy.
Welcome to our new Paediatric Rheumatology Nurse Tracy Rose
The position of paediatric rheumatology nurse at the Women's & Children's Hospital is like “a perfect storm of a job” for Tracy Rose, who started work in the position in March.
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