Arthritis Insights

Click on the boxes below to find tips and advice on living with arthritis and managing areas such as; Pain, Fatigue, Mental Health, Physical Activity and Diet.

MY HEALTH RECORD: CONTROL YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION SECURELY, IN ONE PLACE 

My Health Record is an online summary of your key health information. 

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MENTAL HEALTH CARE PLANS

Mental Health Care Plans can make it easier and cheaper for you to see a mental health care professional for help managing your arthritis

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Making the most of your visit to a doctor

Useful tips to help you get the most out of a trip to your doctor.

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Stem cell treatments for osteoarthritis

What are stem cells? And what makes them so promising?

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Coping with an arthritis flare

To help manage flares, and keep them to a minimum, there are things both you and your health professional can do.

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EXERCISE AND ARTHRITIS: EXERCISE IS MEDICINE! 

Exercise  is considered the most effective non-drug treatment for the pain associated with arthritis.

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EXERCISE TO MANAGE KNEE PAIN 

Exercise and maintaining a health weight can reduce the symptoms of knee pain.
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WALKING AND ARTHRITIS

Walking is free, low impact and great for our joints!

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Exercises you can do at work 

You don't need to hit the gym to exercise...

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Pregnancy and Arthritis: the benefits of hydrotherapy

Should you continue hydrotherapy when you are pregnant?

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Warming up and Stretching

Some dynamic stretches to help you warm up before your next workout.


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Should you push through pain?

How do you know when to push through the ‘good pain’ and when to stop?

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TIPS FOR Managing Morning Pain and Stiffness

Tips on how to manage your morning routine to help with pain and stiffness. 

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A real pain in the foot

Foot pain has a major impact on people living with Rheumatoid Arthritis. 

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Managing Pain and Fatigue at Work

Solutions and adjustments to help you manage your work day.

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DEMYSTIFYING FOOT PAIN
What are the different causes of foot pain?

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Hands and arthritis 

The 29 joints that make up our hands are common sites for arthritis. 

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HOT AND COLD THERAPIES EXPLAINED 

When should you apply hot and cold therapies to treat arthritis?

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My Joint Pain

This free online resource is here to help people living with joint pain and osteoarthritis

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Pain and physical activity

Find the balance between physical activity and rest. 

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Joint care | Protecting your joints

Learn about how joints work and they ways we can protect them from the stresses of everyday life.

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Small changes can make a big difference

How Occupation therapy can help.


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What Causes Arthritis Pain?

Here’s a look inside the pain process, and how the type of pain you have determines its treatment.

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Your questions about gout answered

Gout is one of the most treatable forms of arthritis.

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Weight Loss and Arthritis 

Learn how you can lessen joint pain and other health risks by losing weight.

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Breaking the cycle of obesity and osteoarthritis

Dr Indira Prasadam and her team are looking into how diet or exercise, or a combination of both may mitigate the development of osteoarthritis.

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Arthritis and Emotions

Having a chronic disease like arthritis can bring an array of feelings. Read about some of the emotions you may encounter, and steps you can take to improve emotional wellbeing


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What are the psychological effects of Rheumatoid arthritis?

Watch as Psychiatrist Prof. Ian Hickie discusses some of the common emotional impacts associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis 

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What is your gut telling you?

How can our gut bacteria contribute to our overall health and wellbeing?


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The art of reading food labels

 It is always best to read a nutrition panel and decide for yourself whether food is a good choice rather than relying on nutrition claims.

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Knee Replacement Surgery

Are there alternative treatments?

What should you consider before having knee replacement surgery?

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Improving the Treatment of Gout

Learn about gout and how it is treated from expert Dr Philip Robinson

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Eating right for your arthritis 

What foods may help to alleviate the pain and inflammation associated with arthritis?

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Boost your energy.

Easy fatigue-busters to get you through the day. 


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Chronic Disease and Mental Health

Over 1/4 of people living with arthritis have a mental health condition.

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Managing Fatigue

Learn about fatigue, its causes, and the things you can do to reduce its impact.

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