What can I do?

There are a variety of online resources available to help you manage your OA symptoms and choose and activity that's right for you.

You can find out more about specific topics by clicking the "read more" buttons.

Exercise and physical activity

Undertaking exercise and physical activity is one of the best ways to help manage your OA. Most types of activities are safe and won't make your OA worse, but you need to find an activity that suits you.

Healthy eating and nutrition

While currently there is no cure for osteoarthritis, some factors influencing its progression can be modifiable, such as obesity.

Improve sleep and mood

Anxiety, depression and lack of sleep are also modifiable factors that may influence your pain. 

Other

Exercises such as Tai Chi may help to relax your muscles and improve balance.

 

Braces and supportive devices may help to treat biomechanical joint pain or instability

Thank you to all our national and international collaborators for the links to their resources.