OAFI News

Together with the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI), Football Club Barcelona (FCB) and Ferrer International Laboratories, the Barça Players Association is participating in a clinical study aimed at combating osteoarthritis and contributing to the research, prevention and treatment of this disease. The football clubs Atlético de...

We participated in the 1st Cellab Symposium on Regenerative Medicine: "Applications in cell therapy" where Dr. Josep Verges highlighted:"the importance of the informed/empowered patient in all processes that affect them, the importance of prevention in all risk groups: childhood, athletes, women and seniors, and the...

On 5 December last, the International Osteoarthritis Foundation (OAFI) has created its Patient Advisory Committee. Patients are at the heart of all the Foundation's actions and from this committee our patient volunteers will be able to make their voices heard when it comes to making...

Nordic walking is a low-impact physical activity that can be beneficial for patients with osteoarthritis On Sunday, October 29, OAFI, Caminoterapia Foundation - Walkim and CEM Can Dragó Eurofitness organized the first Nordic walking workshop for patients with osteoarthritisFifty people, including osteoarthritis patients and...

Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) together with other patients’ associations that treat rheumatologic diseases recognized worldwide are meeting next 9th and 10th of October to find solutions to osteoarthritis It is estimated that 242 million people have osteoarthritis in the world and the number of patients...

Dr. Josep Vergés, President and CEO of the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI)X-Ray severe osteoarthritis in both knees It is considered a disease associated with old age and with very little glamour, if any disease has glamour at all. However, osteoarthritis is a very complex pathology that...