Everyone is Affected by Arthritis

Everyone is Affected by Arthritis

This Is What Arthritis Looks Like Arthritis is painful. The hardest part of having Arthritis is reduced mobility. Cathie (56) was diagnosed with Osteoarthritis in the knees at the age of 45 and said she often feels depressed because she can’t do the things she...
Anything But Fine

Anything But Fine

This is What Arthritis Looks Like “Arthritis is a debilitating yet mainly invisible disease that robs you of so much in life. It is so hard to explain to people that you feel like shit yet look normal.” You say ‘I am fine’ all the time when really you are anything but...
This Is How We Help

This Is How We Help

This is What Arthritis Looks Like Merle Edwards is an 83-year-old widow who lives in Auckland. After her brother had a bad fall, Merle developed a fear of going walking, doing gardening, attending dancing classes, and anything that posed a risk of a fall. Merle has...
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...

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