Category: StandUp2OA Digest
January 21, 2022
Did you know that your joint pain and your weight may be connected? In terms of osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, managing your weight with a healthy diet and physical activity can help you reduce your joint pain. For every 1 pound of weight loss, there is 4 pounds of relief on your knees. Losing 15 pounds can cut knee pain in half!
January 7, 2022
Even though there is no cure for osteoarthritis (OA), there are many options to help you manage OA pain. The question is which options are evidence-based and which are questionable treatments? Fortunately, the OA Action Alliance has created a webpage to help you make this determination.
December 17, 2021
The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance would like to thank the readers of our newsletters, social media followers, Steering Committee and task group members, volunteers, and 140+ member organizations for collectively helping to elevate osteoarthritis (OA) as a national health priority in 2021 and beyond.
December 3, 2021
The winter months present us with unique challenges on how to balance changes in the weather, family obligations, and osteoarthritis (OA) symptoms, which may feel worse this time of the year.
November 15, 2021
The OA Action Alliance’s Action Brief for Community-based Organizations (CBOs) includes videos, guidelines, and additional resources on how to effectively support OA prevention and management. Most importantly, it encourages CBOs to ACT NOW!