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.
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Cold weather cause your joints to ache? It may do. Cold, damp weather can cause changes in the joints.
How can we protect achy joints? Does exercise help and if so, in what way? A few ideas for relieving joint pain in cold weather.
It may surprise you, but moving is one of the best pain relievers. Move, move, move is the advice often given to those suffering with arthritis. We used to think that people with arthritis should rest their joints but we now know that resting can increase the pain. Exercise helps relieve pain and stiffness and […]
If you are over 65 years old, you have a one in three chance of falling this year. For people aged 80 or over, the risk increases to one in two. Falls are the leading cause of injury in the 65 plus age group. They can have serious consequences, including trauma, pain, impaired function, loss […]
We are good at taking care of our faces and even our hands but feet are sometimes overlooked, even though they are so important to us in our everyday lives. It is easy to take for granted that we can do anything, go anywhere but without healthy feet we could be hobbling with pain and […]