How the Aircycle hand exercises helped Jennie keep her lymphatic system active and flowing after breast cancer surgery and lymph node removal. The Aircycle helped her to self manage this important part of her recovery.
Although there is no cure for arthritis, there are many ways to help manage the symptoms. Arthritis New Zealand works to help people learn self management techniques to ease the pain and stiffness and reduce the likelihood of it progressing.
Research Backs Diabetes Warnings Sitting is part of our western lifestyle. We sit in front of TV, in the car, in offices and cafes – yet we know that lack of exercise is one of the risk factors for Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. More than 220,000 New Zealanders have been diagnosed with diabetes […]
Well over half a million (approx 520, 000) New Zealanders suffer from Arthritis and around 270,000 people have been diagnosed with diabetes (and there are many more who do not realize they have it). Teaching self management to these people is of high priority for both diabetes and arthritis educators. It is widely recognized that […]
Joint and Muscle disorders are the leading cause of disability. They affect one in four New Zealanders and are estimated to cost the country over $5.5 billion per year. So says a study produced in 2009 by the Bone and Joint Decade – a global network dedicated to improving the health- related quality of life […]