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Exercising and osteoarthritis

Yes, people with arthritis should exercise. Whilst exercising may seem counter-intuitive when you are suffering from arthritis and have knee,

Arthritis and surgery: hip replacement

The aim of a hip replacement is to alleviate pain and restore function in the hip joint. For some people

Slowing of osteoarthritis with weight loss

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage between joints breaks down, leading

Osteoarthritis treatments

Although there is no cure for osteoarthritis, a number of treatments are available. The main aims of treatment are to:

Arthritis: aids and equipment to help

Having arthritis doesn’t necessarily mean you will be restricted in your day-to-day activities — there is a wide variety of

Rheumatoid arthritis: prescription medicines

If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), prescription medicines will be an important part of your treatment plan. Although these medicines

Arthritis: how osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis affect joints

Arthritis – joint inflammation – is very common, and typically causes pain and stiffness in the affected joints. Osteoarthritis and

Osteoarthritis: over-the-counter treatments

There are a number of different treatment options available for osteoarthritis — a chronic (ongoing) condition that causes pain and

Gout: two-thirds of Australians don’t have ideal control

Two-thirds of Australians with gout have uric acid concentrations above the recommended levels and may not be being treated adequately,

Osteoarthritis: prescription medicines

If you suffer from osteoarthritis, then medicines to provide pain relief and reduce inflammation will likely form part of your

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