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How to manage a flare-up caused by arthritis

How to manage a flare-up caused by arthritis

From time to time you may experience a flare-up when symptoms worsen. A flare-up can include an increase in pain, swelling, stiffness and reduced mobility.
Staying connected is essential to your well-being

Staying connected is essential to your well-being

The pandemic proved that staying connected online is an essential part of the future as it helps support our mental well-being.
Gout arthritis medication update – from Pharmac

Gout arthritis medication update – from Pharmac

This is an important announcement from Pharmac regarding gout arthritis medication. Benzbromarone is no longer available. Please contact your doctor.
Do you have trouble sleeping with arthritis?

Do you have trouble sleeping with arthritis?

Moe raruraru?Here are some tips for getting a good night's sleep:  1. Tips for a Good Night's SleepCheck ...
A hip joint buried in the garden… unearthed 5 years later

A hip joint buried in the garden… unearthed 5 years later

I am so pleased that I got to see what was causing me the pain and seeing exactly what arthritis looks like both in the flesh and under the flesh.
Room for improvement in the design of household products to meet the needs of people with arthritis

Room for improvement in the design of household products to meet the needs of people with arthritis

A survey to identify issues for people with disabilities in their households. There is room for improvement in the design of household products.
Local inventor creates gadget to help people with arthritis

Local inventor creates gadget to help people with arthritis

His latest masterpiece is a pump handle explicitly designed for people who use Nitrolingual spray and have arthritis in their hands.
Does exercise using the Wii Fit increase muscle strength and decrease instability in people with knee osteoarthritis?

Does exercise using the Wii Fit increase muscle strength and decrease instability in people with knee osteoarthritis?

Does exercise using the Wii Fit increase muscle strength and decrease instability in people with knee osteoarthritis? Research by Dr Cathie Chapple.
Top tips for managing home and work

Top tips for managing home and work

Some tips to support managing workloads, and home and family responsibilities. Useful websites and links to help you cope.
Arthritis New Zealand advocacy helped drive policy response to essential service workers in managing their COVID-19 risk

Arthritis New Zealand advocacy helped drive policy response to essential service workers in managing their COVID-19 risk

Arthritis New Zealand advocacy helped drive policy response to essential service workers in managing their COVID-19 risk
Get help for your gout – George

Get help for your gout – George

There are two types of medicines used to treat and prevent gout arthritis respectively. These are uric acid medicine and gout attack medicine.
Ditch the diet – what to eat if you have arthritis

Ditch the diet – what to eat if you have arthritis

Written by Jennifer Bowden, registered nutritionist It's time to ditch the diet and instead create a balanced ...

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