Increasing gout education at Te Rā o te Raukura

Increasing gout education at Te Rā o te Raukura

Arthritis NZ had a stall at the 25th annual Te Rā o te Raukura (Te Rā) at Te Whiti Park in Lower Hutt, Wellington on 27 January 2024.  Te Rā o te Raukura is a whānau-oriented community cultural festival that promotes health (hauora), education, entertainment, culture...
Heat and humidity: Tips to cope if you have arthritis

Heat and humidity: Tips to cope if you have arthritis

Heat and humidity with arthritis can trigger symptom flare-ups, such as acute fatigue, increased joint pain, weakness, and difficulty thinking. To avoid heat-related flare-ups, stay in an air-conditioned or well-cooled environment. An analysis by the Associated Press...
How long does a hip replacement last?

How long does a hip replacement last?

Dr Simon Young, an orthopaedic surgeon, says the idea is that a hip replacement should last as long as you do. A good way to think about how long a hip replacement will last, whether it be 10 or 15 years or more, is to think about it in terms of your Lifetime Risk of...

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