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Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

What is Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis? Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) is a general name for several kinds of arthritis. “Juvenile” means that it affects young people, “idiopathic” means that we don’t know what the cause is, and “arthritis” means inflammation of the joints. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis used to be called Juvenile Chronic Arthritis (JCA). In some …

Driver Wellness

Driver Wellness Service

Arthritis ACT is now offering driver screening services to ACT and NSW residents, performed by our Occupational Therapy Driver Assessor. What is Driver Screening? Driver screening is an assessment process for anyone who has a medical condition, disability or injury that may impact on their ability to drive safely. Our qualified and registered Occupational Therapy …

Information

Educational Videos and Information Sheets

Arthritis ACT’s dedicated team of health professionals have produced some excellent education videos.  Feel free the scroll below to find out more about your condition. Click on the title to watch the video. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Chronic pain – how we understand it today Endometriosis & Exercise Falls Prevention and Exercise Foot Pain (Plantar Fasciopathy) …

Events

Find Out What Courses Are Happening

Upcoming courses are available for Arthritis ACT Members: GLA:D Education 1 & 2 GLA:D is an exercise program that is designed for people living with Hip and/or Knee Osteoarthritis. Attending two Education sessions is part of the program. If you are interested in our GLA:D program you can contact the office on 1800 011 401 …

Allied Health Clinicians

Allied Health Clinicians

Arthritis ACT offers a range of different allied health serves including Dietetics, Exercise Physiology, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy. To make an appointment with one of our expert staff please call the office on 1800 011 041 or email info@arthritisact.org.au. Private Health and Medicare rebates may apply, please call the office for details.