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Being a Mum with Arthritis

Being a Mum with Arthritis

This is what arthritis looks like. Mum of a toddler keeps active to stay healthy and mobile.
Arthritis Makes Farm Work a Challenge

Arthritis Makes Farm Work a Challenge

This is what arthritis looks like. Farming is a physical lifestyle, and when you've had a long busy day, you certainly know it in every bone in your body.
Palindromic Rheumatism Took Away My Active Lifestyle

Palindromic Rheumatism Took Away My Active Lifestyle

This is what arthritis looks like. I had just moved to the country and became unwell with sore joints, fatigue and feeling generally awful.
Using social media to help manage rheumatoid arthritis

Using social media to help manage rheumatoid arthritis

Briar Edmonds has turned to the popular social media platform Instagram to help her come to terms with a life-changing diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), at only 35.
No One Should Have to Live Half a Life in Constant Pain

No One Should Have to Live Half a Life in Constant Pain

If you don’t think Arthritis affects you, think again. How many people do you know who have a form of Arthritis? Ask around; the answers will shock you.
How Will I Live Alone with the Pain?

How Will I Live Alone with the Pain?

Arthritis is unacceptable because of the pain. The pain is very sharp, and when it hits, it is like being stabbed, which is followed by a bruised feeling.
‘I wish organisations like Arthritis New Zealand received more of their funding from government’

‘I wish organisations like Arthritis New Zealand received more of their funding from government’

Jasmine White (18) has Rheumatoid Arthritis. As a first-time voter she is excited to be involved and participate in this year's election.
We need to prioritise the health of all New Zealanders

We need to prioritise the health of all New Zealanders

Jasmine White (18) has Rheumatoid Arthritis. As a first-time voter she is excited to be involved and participate in this year's election.
Tips to improve and protect joint health

Tips to improve and protect joint health

Tips to improve and protect joint health, for people with arthritis.
Being part of the change

Being part of the change

Zachariah Reuelu works for Arthritis New Zealand as the Community Development Coordinator for Pacific Peoples and ...
Why volunteer? To make the lives of people with Arthritis better

Why volunteer? To make the lives of people with Arthritis better

Peg and Jack are Arthritis New Zealand Board Members, both has arthritis, and both understand the importance of the organisation. Read their stories.
Volunteering to see that newly diagnosed people get more support

Volunteering to see that newly diagnosed people get more support

Valerie Milne has been key in advising Arthritis New Zealand to develop and input a peer support programme for the newly diagnosed.

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