Living with arthritis
Arthritis impacts Queenslanders of all ages and from all walks of life. As well as the physical impacts of living with a chronic condition,
the emotional and financial challenges can be huge. Everyone's experience is different and everyones victories are unique.
While none of the many forms of arthritis is currently curable, there are effective treatments for every form of arthritis. There is hope.
lives with Rheumatoid Arthritis
"I have learnt to take each day as it comes. Try to progress forward small amounts when you feel brave – and hopefully you'll do the
impossible one day too!”
lives with Juvenile Ideopathic Arthritis
Millie’s journey started in October 2015 when she was only 17 months old. One day her mum noticed she was limping...
lives with Psoriatic Arthritis
"I can be a bit of a stubborn person, and find it difficult to ask for help, but I have had to learn that sometimes, I do need to do
just that, and that is ok.”
lives with Reactive Arthritis
"There is not one aspect of my life that hasn't changed since being diagnosed, but I am still told the all too familiar line “It’s only
arthritis, toughen up”