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Arthritis South Australia - Help and hope for those living with the impact of Arthritis

Welcome to Arthritis South Australia. We are a charitable organisation here to support you, whether you have arthritis and are in pain, have difficulty moving as well as you would like to, or if you want to help someone close to you who lives with arthritis.

Arthritis South Australia (Arthritis SA) is committed to improving the quality of life of people with arthritis and related conditions. They can be babies, because sadly even kids get arthritis too, through to the elderly. We are dedicated to reducing the social and economic burdens of arthritis. We do this by funding research, providing education and giving support. We also create awareness about arthritis and advocate on behalf of people with arthritis at all levels of government.

This website gives you information about some of the more common types of arthritis, provides information and tips to help you manage arthritis, showcases cutting edge research, offers details on courses that you can book into, ...and much more.

Arthritis South Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that relies upon both memberships and donations to fund its many activities. We hope you find the information here useful and we welcome feedback, a donation or recommendation.

Thank you!

National Consumer Advisory Panel

Arthritis Australia is seeking nominations from people with lived experience of arthritis and related musculoskeletal conditions to be part of our National Consumer Advisory Panel (NCAP). For more information please click on link

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VAHI - AOANJRR PROJECT - CONSUMER REPRESENTATIVE EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

The Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry is looking for consumer representatives to participate in a series of three one-hour workshops in the beginning of 2021. The aim of the workshops is to hear directly from patients with experience of joint replacement surgery, and get a better understanding of how best to present health information back to patients in a way that would be most useful for them. To enquire about the workshops or express your interest please contact Project Coordinator Marta Jasinska on (08) 8128 4301 or mjasinska@aoanjrr.org.au.

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Status of Arthritis SA support and friendship group meetings

Arthritis SA Friendship and Support Group meetings 2021 Our Arthritis SA friendship and support groups have started meeting again in 2021. The information below provides current information on each group. For more information please contact us at Arthritis SA. Ph: 8279 5711

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Support Arthritis SA and your local community

$10 of the purchase price of every Wheat Bag go towards supporting the work of the Arthritis SA. Our Arthritis SA Wheat Bags are all natural products and are locally produced in South Australia. They are filled with AAA Grade Australian wheat that absorbs, stores and radiates both heat and cold evenly. They are lavender-free and have been approved as a medical device by the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods as specified in section 41FN of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989. Also, Wheat Bags are a great and environmental friendly alternative to gel packs, as they can be reheated/cooled many times and last for years. Size 116x16cm Weight 450-500grams

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Arthritis SA Chronic Pain Help Video