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World Arthritis Day is on 12 October 2019

“One of the most common forms of arthritis, Osteoarthritis accounts for 95% of joint replacements and is one of the leading causes of pain and disability in Australia” David Hunter 2019

This year, Arthritis SA is going one step further and are holding Arthritis Week – with two free events to help raise awareness about arthritis in SA.
A free public lecture will be held on Tuesday 8 October 2019 by world-leading expert in osteoarthritis, Professor David Hunter and Arthritis SA will also be hosting an information stand in Gawler Place on Friday 11th where anyone affected by arthritis can drop by to ask questions of qualified health professionals or get information on how to live a healthier life with arthritis.
Professor David Hunter is a rheumatology clinician researcher whose main research focus is in osteoarthritis; he states “osteoarthritis is a leading cause of early retirement in Australia and is expected to rise by 41% in the coming decades”

 

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