Although there is no cure for most types of arthritis, there are many ways to take control and live well with your condition. Understanding your treatment options, taking an active role in making decisions about managing your arthritis and seeking the support you need will put you on the path to living well with arthritis.
Living with arthritis
Having arthritis doesn’t mean you have to miss out on doing the things you love. Although arthritis can be difficult to live with, there are many simple measures that can help anyone with arthritis manage their symptoms and cope with daily life.
There are many medical treatments to relieve pain and stiffness and slow the development of your arthritis. Work with you healthcare team to find a combination of treatments that best suits you and your type of arthritis.
Children and arthritis
Arthritis can happen at any age. Here, you can find management and treatment information specifically created for the more than 6,000 Australian children living with arthritis today.
Young adults with arthritis
Finding out you have arthritis when you are young can be confusing and frightening. You may have thought that only older people were affected by arthritis, but there are different types of arthritis some of which can affect people of any age, even children and teenagers.
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