Arthritis SA thanks our Supporters
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 programmes 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.
Arthritis SA Joint Adventure: New Zealand 2016
Join the Arthritis SA Joint Adventure: New Zealand 2016 to explore the majestic mountains in stunning Milford Sound and help us improve the quality of life of South Australians living with arthritis.
The Milford Track Guided Walk is a 5 day / 4 night Queenstown to Queenstown all-inclusive guided walk through the heart of Fiordland National Park to Milford Sound. The package includes all transport, accommodation, meals, snacks, backpacks and rain jackets. Accommodation is in our luxury lodges and you will be led by our expert guides.
Stay tuned for more information about how to register.
Walk for Arthritis
Kids Get Arthritis Too and you can help them by joining the Walk for Arthritis on Sunday 29 March 2015.
Walkers will step on to the sand next to Brighton Jetty at 9.30AM. During the 4.5kms walk to Glenelg, there will be Mickey Mouse and other beloved Disney characters to greet children, and family fun on Glenelg beach where the walk ends.
Adults can register for $30 and children under 12 are free! All walkers will receive a free Walk for Arthritis t-shirt thanks to Westpac.
A reminder that membership fees for 2014/15 are now due.
Membership is one of the most valuable contributions you can make to your self-management and knowledge about arthritis. It ensures you receive information about research at the cutting edge of arthritis treatments. It also gives you open access to our health educators during business hours and entry into one or more of our support groups. You can even attend any of our courses at no charge.
Membership this year will be particularly special. You will be joining us in time for our 40th Anniversary celebrations in 2015.
To renew your membership please call (08) 8379 5711 or click here.
Membership expires on 31 August each year.
The Bones and Joints School
The Bones and Joints School is all about learning how to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle in order to prevent or delay chronic conditions. The online school is a virtual and interactive portal for children, parents and teachers. This innovative website was created in conjunction with the Australian School Curriculum and is a great resource for teachers.
The website has modules and activities that encourages family health by providing information on healthy eating, exercise growth and healthy bone and joint management. The Bones and Joints School is an initiative of Arthritis & Osteoporosis Western Australia and was funded by Telethon.
Two-minute exercise videos
These 2-minute exercise routines offer a simple range of motion and stretching exercises designed to reduce joint pain and stiffness.
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