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Health

GPs debunk arthritis surgery

Surgery for osteoarthritis, which affects about 60 per cent of Australians aged over 55, is at best a placebo and puts patients at risk of complications, says new report.

News

How to manage knee osteoarthritis and postpone surgery

Glenn has a dodgy knee that has been giving him pain for some years. Physiotherapist Jason Lee tells how he can best manage the condition.

News

Six causes of knee pain and what to do about it

Sore knees can stop you taking part in activities and if acute can even stop you performing basic functions. We look at the common causes and ways to treat the problem.

News

There are some breaks you need to avoid

During NSW Seniors Week, why not get a sense of how healthy your bones are and give yourself the chance to win a break you’ll truly love?

Diseases

Living with arthritis

Since it’s International Arthritis Day today, why not learn more about the condition and what you can do to ease the pain and help your mobility.

Fitness

How to keep your ‘frame’ strong

Osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and muscle loss all affect the strength of your musculoskeletal system. Learn about your ‘frame’ to help you stay strong and healthy.

Medication

Coping with osteoarthritis

If you have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis (OA), you’re not on your own. Nearly two million Australians have diagnosed OA, with the underlying number likely to be much higher.

Diseases

Arthritis explained

It’s Arthritis Awareness Week, so we explain the ins and outs of this chronic and, at times, debilitating condition.

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