|Provides self-management techniques to improve pain management with a range of initiatives to help you feel well.|
Osteoarthritis is inflammation in one or more of the joints that causes pain, stiffness and limited movement. In the Australian Bureau of Statistics National Health Survey (2007-08), 15 percent of the population reported having osteoarthritis.
The Bupa 'Guide to Positively Managing Osteoarthritis' has practical information to help you look after your health and make the most of life while managing your osteoarthritis. This includes information on exercises that can strengthen muscles and measures to better protect the joints. It also has useful tips on keeping a positive mindset.
The 'Osteoarthritis Health Medication Record' helps you to manage your medicines for osteoarthritis. There is also information on complementary medicines and nutritional supplements that may offer some benefit.
Download your Osteoarthritis Positive Health Guide (PDF, 5.45MB)
Expert advice from Arthritis Australia and leading specialists, in partnership with the Bupa Health Foundation