Arthritis Insights

Tips for reducing your risk of developing arthritis, or for managing your condition to live your best life with arthritis

Whether you have been diagnosed with arthritis or are looking for ways to reduce your risk of developing arthritis, HAPPY reminds us of the key actions we can take.

Maintaining a Healthy weight; being physically Active; Protecting your joints; forming Positive health habits; and working with Your healthcare team gives us the best chance to live well with arthritis!

Healthy Weight

Weight loss and Arthritis

How weight loss can help lessen joint pain and other health risks

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Breaking the cycle of obesity and OA

Read about the research of Dr Indira Prasadam and her team on diet, exercise and OA

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Keeping Active

Exercising with Arthritis 

Learn about the various types of exercises that best suit arthritis.

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Exercise & Arthritis: Exercise is Medicine

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

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Exercise Hurdles and Tips to Beat Them

Keeping up regular exercise can be difficult. Find some helpful strategies here.

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Protecting Your Joints

Joint Care | Protecting Your Joints 

How do joints work, and how can we protect them from the stresses of every day life?

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Assistive Devices & Arthritis

The use of assistive devices is becoming more common for people with a range of chronic conditions.

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Joint Protection: Hands Edition

Strategies we can use to help protect joints and conserve energy in the hands.

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Positive Health Habits

Eating Right for Your Arthritis

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

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The Art of Reading Food Labels

How to read nutrition panels to help make healthy food choices.

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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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Your Healthcare Team

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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Mental Health Care Plans

This service can help you to access mental health care professionals for support with mental health and wellbeing.

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How Occupational Therapy Can Help

Small changes can make a big difference.

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Living With Arthritis

More articles and information to help you learn about your arthritis and look after your overall health if you have been diagnosed with arthritis. 

Managing Multiple Types of Arthritis

It is not uncommon for someone living with arthritis to be diagnosed with more than one arthritic condition

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Hip Arthritis

Almost every type of arthritis can impact the hip and cause pain, stiffness, swelling and inflammation.

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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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