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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.

 

Book shop temporary closure

The Arthritis SA / Rotary Club bookshop is closed due to roadworks and winter weather. Keep watching Arthritis SA's Big Screen for details about our Spring sale.

Top line-up draws the attention of 100+ health professionals

More than 100 health professionals from throughout South Australia learnt of the latest treatments, information and experiences associated with managing people with arthritis at Arthritis SA's inaugural Health Professional Annual Conference on 26 June.

Some of the State's most respected specialists in medical fields directly relevant to arthritis presented. Among the many were Dr Susanna Proudman FRACP presenting on Rheumatoid Arthritis, Dr Sam Whittle FRACP presenting on Fibromyalgia and pain management, and Assoc Prof Catherine Hill MBBS MD MSc FRAC who shared her expertise on Osteoarthritis.

New idea shifts fundraising into top gear

You can get a tax deductible donation by donating your old jalopy to benefit Arthritis SA.

It's called Charity Car http://www.charitycar.net.au, a bold and innovative idea that lets you get rid of that old car threatening to rust away in the driveway by having it collected and recycled – at no cost to you – with a donation for its market value going to Arthritis SA. Arthritis SA will send you the tax deductible receipt for that value.

Book now for Easy Moves for Arthritis exercise classes

Are you sitting down? It might seem impossible to get the shake, rattle and roll back into your life, especially when your joints are painful and aching from arthritis or some other musculo skeletal problem.

But there's good news: it's never too late to get moving and exercise has been shown to reduce pain, improve mobility and get your energy levels back. You can also get into shape so you manage better with your arthritis

Mr Holmes Film Night Fundraiser

Bring your friends and join us at the Mr Holmes Film Night Fundraiser! You will be supporting the Arthritis SA New Zealand trekkers, who will hike four days through Milford Sound in February 2016. All funds raised from the trek will go directly to fund South Australia's first ever paediatric rheumatology nurse at the Women's and Children's Hospital.

Date: Friday 14 August 2015

Time: 6pm

Venue: Regal Theatre - 275 Kensington Rd, Kensington Park

Tickets: $25 includes a glass of wine 

Raffle and door prizes!

To book tickets click here.

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.

For more information call Maddie on (08) 8379 5711

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Government House Reception - Aug 2014