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.
PUDDING LANE is supporting Arthritis SA this Christmas
Magnificently rich and moist PUDDING LANE plum puddings to complete Christmas Dinner in memorable way, while providing a financial benefit to Arthritis SA, can now be ordered for collection from Arthritis SA, 118 Richmond Road, Marleston.
Puddings SA's generosity has made this possible. These are multi-award winning puddings made from an old family recipe - www.puddingsa.com.au
To order you PUDDING LANE plum pudding and benefit Arthritis SA, click here.
The benefits of yoga
A recent trial has found that yoga can be safe and effective for people with arthritis. Research indicates that 8 weeks of yoga classes improved the physical and mental wellbeing of people with two common forms of arthritis, knee osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Oils ain't oils – but which one works for arthritis in the knee?
Many have joked about that old “oils ain't oils” television ad but the reality is it's the truth - especially when thinking about the impact of fish oil on arthritis. Click here http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/healthreport/ to listen to Norman Swan's Health Report interview on ABC Radio with University of Adelaide Associate Professor in Rheumatology Catherine Hill to learn results of the latest research into the effectiveness of fish oil in treating different kinds of arthritis.
The Dunedin Fatigue Study
A New Zealand study shows how more physical activity may improve your mood - especially if you have arthritis. Read about how overcoming fatigue with exercise may have a positive mood effect.