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  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 1/21/2022

    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!

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 1/7/2022

    Walk with Friends

    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.

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 12/17/2021

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    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.

  • 2021 Year-End Accomplishments

    2021 Successes

    December 17, 2021

    Check out our Year-End Infographic which lists some of our 2021 Successes!

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 12/3/2021

    Move Everyday

    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.

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 11/12/2021

    OA: A Leading Cause of Disability

    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!

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 10/29/2021

    Arthritis Among Veterans

    October 29, 2021

    Arthritis is the second leading cause of discharge from the military, affecting one in three veterans. Post-traumatic arthritis develops in approximately half of all cases of traumatic joint injury.

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 10/15/2021

    Osteoarthritis: A Leading Cause of Disability

    October 15, 2021

    The OA Action Alliance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Arthritis Foundation have developed action briefs for key sectors to further implement the strategies laid out in A National Public Health Agenda for Osteoarthritis: 2020 Update.

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 10/1/2021

    Active Aging Week

    October 1, 2021

    Monday marks the official start of Active Aging Week (Oct 4-10, 2021) and here is your chance to take part in the movement! Initiated in 2003 by the International Council on Active Aging, this weeklong campaign calls attention to and wholeheartedly celebrates the positivity of aging.

  • StandUp2OA – Biweekly 9/17/2021

    Falls Free CheckUp

    September 21, 2021

    Many people think falls are a normal part of aging. The truth is, they’re not. Most falls can be prevented! Starting this Monday (9/20), the National Council on Aging (NCOA) is promoting National Falls Prevention Awareness Week.