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Strength Training Program

Smoother Mover Strength Training

Take the first step to a healthier you. The Smoother Mover Strength Training Program is a group exercise program led by a trained exercise professional and designed with those with arthritis in mind.

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Cost: $15 per session
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Fun and adventure

Calling all young people living with arthritis! Adventure and connection awaits in the October school holidays

Camp Footloose provides a valuable opportunity for children and young people with arthritis (aged 9 to 18 years) to have fun, meet others like them and share experiences in a supportive environment. It also helps them gain a sense of control over arthritis and their lives.

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News
Queensland researchers have repurposed a decades-old drug in a breakthrough hoped to bring potential relief and a new treatment option to arthritis sufferers.
The new breakthrough has identified that a 60-year-old medication, currently used to treat cystitis, or inflammation of the bladder, could be effective in treating viral arthritis.

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Accessing Benefits – the NDIS & Beyond

In Juvenile Arthritis Foundation Australia’s (JAFA) 7th Online Symposium, NDIS experts, a parent and a paediatric rheumatologist will explore the maze of benefits that are potentially available to assist families who need help with social and health related services for the child with physical or other limitations.
The Symposium will include a 30 minute Q&A and a n update on what’s new in paediatric rheumatology. The Symposium is free, but registrations are essential.

2021 Census Insights

The recent Census collected information on diagnosed long-term health conditions for the first time. According to the census data, over 2.1 million Australians reported being diagnosed with arthritis.
Arthritis is the second most reported chronic health condition overall in the census, next to mental health.

Women were more likely to report having a long-term health condition, with arthritis being the most commonly reported.

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