Tackling the Myths about Arthritis

Tackling the Myths about Arthritis

Monday, October 12th is World Arthritis Day. A day that Arthritis New Zealand is using to tackle some myths about arthritis- myths that contribute to significant misunderstanding of the condition. Currently, over 700,000 people in New Zealand are affected by...
Arthritis and COVID-19 – what you need to know

Arthritis and COVID-19 – what you need to know

There are confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand and Arthritis New Zealand encourages people to stay up to date with Ministry of Health information about it. The following advice is from New Zealand Rheumatologist Association rheumatologist Prof. Andrew Harrison....
It’s just arthritis – so what?

It’s just arthritis – so what?

It’s a common enough reaction – so what? Isn’t it just old people that get arthritis? There are some quick and devastating counters to this: So what about the fact that half the people with arthritis in New Zealand are of working age? So what about the children and...

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