Osteoarthritis Care and Management

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Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition in which the whole joint is affected, including the bone, cartilage, ligaments and muscles. As the condition progresses, everyday tasks that were once simple can become a challenge.

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It is reported that roughly 2.1 million Australians (9.0%) are living with osteoarthritis. Three in five people who have osteoarthritis are female and although osteoarthritis can affect people of all ages, the chance of developing osteoarthritis increases considerably after the age of 45.

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Marika Salisi
20 Feb 2020
Aswalt Savaridas
13 Oct 2019
Good resource
Ingrid Krevel
11 Oct 2019
A good informative resource.
Sarah Laxon
14 Oct 2019
An excellent short article with lots of reference for osteo arithitis and great current statistics
11 Nov 2019
The resource information is a great succinct overview of the disease which many of our resident population are affected by.
Nelita Watson
30 May 2022
Registered Nurse
very informative. thank you
Robyn Smith
13 Nov 2021
Great to better equip us practitioners for care of the aging population
Sandra Cowan-Legge
26 Dec 2019
This is a good resource for staff to teach to their consumers
Trevor Lowe
12 Oct 2019
Nice quick simple overview
28 Jul 2020
It was a good general resource on OA
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