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.
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.
Promising new scleroderma research
New research could lead to more targeted treatments for sufferers of a rare but debilitating auto-immune disease, a PhD student studying in Adelaide says.
Back to school tips for kids living with arthritis
Waking up, getting changed, having breakfast, packing bags, brushing teeth, tidying up, and getting to school on time, is difficult for most children and teenagers – let alone carrying the extra burden of managing Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA).
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.
No more bending. Picks up things with ease. Use in the home, garden or out shopping.