Why is there an urgent 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 quick 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 in Lund, Sweden) explains why opting for a quick joint replacement, without trying an exercise or training program, is not ideal.
Osteoarthritis: Use it or Lose it
Arthritis expert and Rheumatologist, Professor David Hunter (Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, Australia) discusses the impact of obesity on osteoarthritis and the need for people to proactively manage the condition.