What Is Autoimmune Arthritis?

What Is Autoimmune Arthritis?

Autoimmune arthritis is the name given to arthritis conditions where a person’s immune system attacks itself. This causes inflammation including in the joints creating pain, fatigue, joint swelling, and stiffness. The most common examples of autoimmune arthritis are...
Tips For Gaining And Maintaining A Healthy Weight

Tips For Gaining And Maintaining A Healthy Weight

Why is it important to be a healthy weight? Being a healthy weight can lower your risk and or help manage many long-term health conditions, including arthritis. Your general wellbeing, including your mental health, will also benefit from being a healthy weight....
Understand the NZ Health System in a Nutshell

Understand the NZ Health System in a Nutshell

Understanding our health system can be confusing and frustrating. In New Zealand there are over 700,000 people living with over 100 different kinds of arthritis, across all age groups – children, young people, working people, and seniors.  The three most common...
Osteoarthritis – Live Well and Plan for the Future

Osteoarthritis – Live Well and Plan for the Future

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It is more common as we age but can also affect younger age groups. Osteoarthritis can affect any joint but is most common in hips, knees, hands, feet, and spine and can cause joint stiffness, pain, swelling muscle...
Advice from a Physio About Hip and Knee Arthritis

Advice from a Physio About Hip and Knee Arthritis

Arthritis Educator Cathie Dowell spoke with Physiotherapist Sarah Tulloch about all things hip and knee arthritis.  Sarah Tulloch has been a physiotherapist for more than 15 years, and for the past 10 years or so has been practising at TBI Health in the Wellington...

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