2018 Annual Review

President’s Report This has been a year of significant changes for Arthritis New Zealand – changes that I think leave the organisation very well placed to meet the demands of the social, economic, health and cultural environment in which we operate....

Hydrotherapy Exercise Course

Arthritis New Zealand is offering a 10 week Hydrotherapy Exercise Course in Christchurch to help you manage pain and improve your mobility with arthritis. DATE: 4 September to 8 November 2018 on Tuesdays and Thursdays TIME: 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm VENUE: Burwood Hospital...

Teri

“At 17 months old I was diagnosed with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Now at 23 years of age I have rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A handful of my joints are also affected by osteoarthritis (OA). “Arthritis New Zealand supported me from an early age and in 2008 I...

Jacob

Arthritis is not just an old person’s disease. Half the 624,000 Kiwis with arthritis are of working age and around one in 1000 children has arthritis. Jacob Toresen was one of them. He was just like any other active, sports-mad Kiwi kid when he was diagnosed with...

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