• StandUp2OA Biweekly 2/15

    February 18, 2019

    Feature This Week: Our new partnership with NIAMS (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) Coalition, new Pain Management Task Force Releases Draft Report, upcoming events and more!


  • StandUp2OA Biweekly 2/1

    February 1, 2019

    Feature This Week: Our new partnership with NIAMS (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) Coalition, new Pain Management Task Force Releases Draft Report, upcoming events and more!


  • Monthly Member Spotlight: Osteoarthritis Research Society International

    January 24, 2019

    Even though there is no cure for osteoarthritis, there are ways the patient can manage it with their lifestyle. Rheumatology professionals such as nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and many others, understand the need to balance clinical care with patient self-management.


  • 2018 End of Year

    December 21, 2018

    This was a big year for the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance. We launched our StandUp2OA campaign, expanded the dissemination (or delivery) of Walk With Ease to organizations in 19 states, revamped our website to be more user-friendly and more!  We have a lot of exciting projects in the works for 2019 that we can’t wait to share with you soon. As we close out the year and settle into holiday tidings, we want to reflect on all we have accomplished this year.


  • Monthly Member Spotlight: American Association of Nurse Practitioners

    December 18, 2018

    Even though there is no cure for osteoarthritis, there are ways the patient can manage it with their lifestyle. Rheumatology professionals such as nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and many others, understand the need to balance clinical care with patient self-management.


  • Biweekly Updates – New Physical Activity Guidelines

    December 7, 2018

    Being physically active is one of the most important things people can do to improve their health. Last month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. These guidelines provide evidence-based guidance that policymakers and health professionals can use to implement programs, policies, and practices for increasing levels of physical activity and improving health.


  • Monthly Member Spotlight: Triangle Multisport Coaching/Training

    November 16, 2018

    We appreciate organizations like Triangle Multisport that focus on coaching and training athletes with injury prevention in mind. Triangle Multisport has helped us explore avenues for educating coaches and athletes in local communities about the importance of training strategies to minimize joint injury as a means of reducing the risk of developing OA later in life.


  • StandUp2OA Biweekly 11/21

    November 11, 2018


  • StandUp2OA Biweekly 11/9

    November 9, 2018

    In November, We Recognize National Diabetes Month! There are 30 million people in the United States that have diabetes and 84 million with prediabetes. New data analysis shows that 26 million adults with prediabetes (about one in three) have arthritis, and approximately half of those with both conditions are physically inactive or have obesity.


  • Quarterly Newsletter: July- September 2018

    October 26, 2018

    Highlights and updates of OA Action Alliance activities from July- September 2018.