Category Joint Health Tips

22 Feb

Perimenopause and Osteoarthritis

Most osteoarticular pathologies are closely related to age and women, among other factors. For this reason, at OAFI we have established a new collaboration framework agreement with MENOGENERATION, a dissemination platform that aims to give a voice to all women, providing them with information, products and resources to overcome collateral problems during the perimenopause stage […]

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21 Feb

Healthy cooking for Osteoporosis patients

You can now download and try the Alicia Foundation’s healthy cooking guide for Osteoporosis patients. This week we provide you with a very practical cooking guide, where you will find recipes recommended for people suffering from bone disease, especially those suffering from osteoporosis. The recipe book has been kindly provided to us by Alicia, a […]

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30 Jan

What is Osteoporosis? The Patient’s Guide

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26 Jan

OAFI at International Knee Pathology Workshop

On 25, 26 and 27 January, the XXIII INTERNATIONAL Theoretical-Practical COURSE on knee pathology will be held in Madrid, organised by the Clínica CEMTRO and FIFA Medical Centre Of Excellence. Dr. Vergés, President & CEO of OAFI and AECOSAR, participated yesterday, the 25th, as chairman of the third round table of the day – “KNEES: […]

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13 Dec

Christmas: How to look after yourself and enjoy your holiday meals

Article by courtesy of Laura Isabel Arranz , PhD in food and nutrition, pharmacist and dietician-nutritionist. Christmas is a time of emotion and special days to enjoy and share with our loved ones around a table. The emotional and social side of food is important, but we must be careful not to overindulge in excesses […]

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27 Nov

TriAnkle project: bioprinting tissue regeneration as a therapy for Osteoarthritis patients

One area of research that has been gaining momentum in the last decade is printing with biocompatible materials for tissue regeneration, also known as bioprinting. Article courtesy of Lluís Quintana Frigola, Corporate Manager, Viscofan Bioengineering. Bioprinting holds great promise for addressing the needs of osteoarthritis patients in a variety of ways (Markel Lafuente-Merchan, 2022). Osteoarthritis […]

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20 Nov

Prevention and early diagnosis of Osteoarthritis

Article courtesy of Dr. Francisco Castro-Domínguez, Head of Section, Rheumatology Department, Centro Médico Teknon, Barcelona. Coordinator, SER Working Group on Arthrosis, ARTROSER, Spanish Society of Rheumatology. Introduction In Spain, osteoarthritis affects around 7 million people and according to the EPISER 2016 study, the prevalence of osteoarthritis in one or more locations in the population over […]

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10 Nov

Total success in 7th OAFI CONGRESS

Barcelona, 10th November 2023 On 25, 26 and 27 October, the International Osteoarthritis Patients’ Foundation (OAFI) organised the 7th edition of the International Osteoarthritis Patients’ Congress at the AXA Auditorium (Barcelona). This new edition, focused on prevention, treatment and awareness of an increasingly prevalent disease, offered solutions to the challenges it presents to our society. […]

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4 Oct

Banco Farmacéutico, OAFI and AECOSAR win the First Prize for Patients’ Associations in the VI Edition of the Treatment Adherence Observatory Award

OAFI, AECOSAR and Banco Farmacéutico, have been distinguished with the first prize for Patient Associations at the OAT awards for their work in improving access to effective treatments for patients at risk of pharmaceutical poverty. This recognition highlights their commitment to health and their determination to continue changing lives through safe treatment tailored to patients’ […]

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28 Sep

CHAPTER 2. Bone Health and Vitamin D: Vitamin D in Osteoporosis

Figure 1: Comparison of internal structure in healthy bone and osteoporosis. Healthy bone has a more compact structure whereas in osteoporosis there is less bone density. Figure 2: Common symptoms of osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a very common disease and it is estimated that 27.6 million people in Europe suffer from it. One of the main […]

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