• Monthly Member Spotlight: American Association of Nurse Practitioners

    December 18, 2018

    Monthly Member Spotlight:    American Association of Nurse Practitioners Nurse practitioners (NPs) play an important role in early identification of patients with OA and providing self-care information. We appreciate organizations like the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) which aims to empower all NPs to advance quality health care through practice, education, advocacy, research, … Continued


  • Monthly Member Spotlight: Triangle Multisport Coaching/Training

    November 16, 2018

    Monthly Member Spotlight: Did you know that individuals with a history of knee injury are 3-6 times more likely to develop knee osteoarthritis later in life? Youth who participate in running and jumping sports such as soccer, football, and basketball have an increased risk of major lower limb injuries. Participation in sports … Continued


  • Monthly Member Spotlight: The Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals

    October 18, 2018

    Monthly Member Spotlight: The Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals 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 … Continued


  • Monthly Member Spotlight: National Alliance For Hispanic Health

    September 27, 2018

    Monthly Member Spotlight: National Alliance For Hispanic Health In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which started on September 15th, we would like to recognize The National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH) for their commitment to connecting communities and creating change to improve the health and well-being of Hispanics/Latinos in the … Continued


  • Monthly Member Spotlight: Joint Academy

    August 9, 2018

    Monthly Member Spotlight: Joint Academy With origins in Sweden and recent expansion into the US, organizations like Joint Academy help us stay connected to communities close to home and abroad to learn different strategies for osteoarthritis education and management, and to expand public awareness of OA as widely as possible. This month, we’re … Continued


  • Monthly Member Spotlight: The American Society for Nutrition

    July 26, 2018

    Monthly Member Spotlight: American Society for Nutrition There are a number of dietary factors that are associated with osteoarthritis symptoms or progression. At the American Society for Nutrition (ASN), they understand the resultant impact on long-term health and risk for chronic diseases like OA, obesity, diabetes, and more. ASN has … Continued


  • Monthly Member Spotlight: Aberdeen Centre for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health

    June 29, 2018

    Monthly Member Spotlight: Aberdeen Centre for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health Osteoarthritis not only affects millions of people in the United States, but it affects over 8 million people in the United Kingdom. At the University of Aberdeen, Centre for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health (ACAMH), researchers understand the importance of arthritis … Continued


  • Monthly Member Spotlight: Haywood Regional Medical Center

    May 31, 2018

    Monthly Member Spotlight: Haywood Regional Medical Center According to the CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released May 2017, one-third of adults living in rural areas have arthritis. Self management programs promoting physical activity are needed in order to improve function and quality of life for those living with arthritis. Healthcare providers like … Continued


  • Launch of New National Osteoarthritis Awareness Campaign: “StandUP2OA” Has Unique Focus on Disease Prevention

    May 8, 2018

    The first and only national campaign focused on the prevention and management of osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis. CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, 30 million Americans  – nearly 1 in 10  adults – have osteoarthritis (OA), a leading cause of disability. Of the 100 different types … Continued


  • Monthly Member Spotlight: The American Council on Exercise

    April 25, 2018

    Monthly Member Spotlight: The American Council on Exercise Movement is vital to a healthy and fulfilling life. Physical activities such as walking, biking, and water aerobics can help ease joint pain for those affected by osteoarthritis. That’s why this month, we’re excited to spotlight the American Council on Exercise (ACE). ACE aims to get … Continued