Why do we need to address the current treatment options for osteoarthritis?
There are options available, but it’s becoming very clear that a changing population needs up-to-date and appropriate management options that will produce better outcomes for patients.
For a quick snapshot about the OPUS mission and objectives, flip through our brochure and play through the videos below to get a better idea of OPUS and why we need action.
OSTEOARTHRITIS: 10,000 STEPS
Everyone should take 10,000 steps a day for their joint health and muscle strength. Our bodies are made to move, not sit on a couch.
Professor Stefan Lohmander (Lund University, Lund, Sweden) explains why opting for a quick joint replacement, without trying an exercise or training program, is not ideal.
Osteoarthritis: 10,000 steps from the Gen on Vimeo.
Osteoarthritis: Use it or Lose it
Rheumatologist and arthritis expert, Professor David Hunter (Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia) discusses the impact of obesity on osteoarthritis and the need for people to proactively manage the condition.
Osteoarthritis: Use it or Lose it from the Gen on Vimeo.