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Cyclist Tim keeps moving – in spite of arthritis

Tim Neal lives with osteoarthritis and has endured several major operations on his joints. But that won’t stop ...

Kylie Frost: My road to living again with arthritis

Two years ago I left my rheumatologist’s office with nothing more than advice. No further treatment options were ...

New health service helps people with osteoarthritis

A new online programme available in your area is helping people manage their osteoarthritis and share with others who have the condition.  The programme, called MOA (Managing OsteoArthritis), provides access to an online community and a personal health coach. People can also track their mood or symptoms, keep a food and exercise diary, and access other information and resources via the web and mobile app.

“More please” – New arthritis specialist is welcome, but not enough

Palmerston North Hospital has employed a new rheumatologist, bringing much-needed relief to patients suffering from chronic pain. MidCentral District Health Board confirmed a female rheumatologist would be starting in late July.

Briar Matley: Living with JIA (Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis)

Briar’s parents, Abby and Scott Matley, felt terribly guilty when she was diagnosed with a form of JIA (Juvenile ...

Arthritis won’t slow down trail-blazing marathon runner Nicola Wearne

Fresh from a marathon at the top of the world, extreme athlete Nicola Wearne is already dreaming ...

Health supplements should be safe and effective

Arthritis New Zealand says health supplements like Arborvitae, which has been blocked from entering New Zealand, ...

Sandra Forsyth: On living her best life with Sjogren’s syndrome

Arthritis New Zealand Advocate Sandra Forsyth spoke with Stuff's Rachel Thomas about how she navigates through ...

James Lowe’s golden game

Congratulations to our Ambassador James Lowe who was named for the Māori All Blacks side to play the Lions on 17 ...

Interactive app: Discover the history of Arthritis New Zealand

Discover the history of Arthritis New Zealand - Kaiponapona from 1966-2016. See and hear from New Zealanders ...

Arthritis: Don’t turn your back on it

Arthritis New Zealand is proud to support the 'Don't turn your back on it' campaign. A suite of useful tools that ...

Could you have arthritis? How to know

Arthritis affects more than half a million of us, and is the leading cause of disability in New Zealand. But ...

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