Article by courtesy of Dr. José Luis Llisterri Caro, Médico de Familia, Clínica Vallada de Valencia. Osteoarthritis is a chronic disease that represents the second reason for consultation in Primary Care health centers as it accounts for 50% of visits to the doctor related to the musculoskeletal system. It is the most common joint disease […]READ MORE
Leading Global Associations Join Forces to discuss Pain Management and Mobility Improvement Initiatives for OA Patients Barcelona 15th September 2023 The OA Task Force, an international alliance of patients, medical and expert organisations in the field of osteoarthritis and rheumatology, led by the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) and the Arthritis Foundation, come together this September […]READ MORE
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Why does Osteoarthritis cause falls? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that affects the joints, causing deterioration of the cartilage that covers them. This can lead to a variety of health problems, with lack of stability being one of the most common. Osteoarthritis weakens the muscles and ligaments around the joints, resulting in decreased balance and […]READ MORE
Osteoarthritis and cardiovascular risk: What do we need to know? Osteoarthritis: Key concepts Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic disease that affects the cartilage, the subchondral bone, the synovial membrane and the soft tissues of the joint. Some of the symptoms are pain, loss of mobility, muscle atrophy… which are combined with the psychological wear and […]READ MORE
OAFI presents White Paper on Aging and Osteoarthritis In 2050, 31.4% of the Spanish population will be over 65 years old and 11.6% will be over 80. Last Thursday, June 29, OAFI officially presented the White Paper on Aging and Osteoarthritis: Problems, Challenges and Solutions, prepared jointly with Dr. Julio Sánchez Fierro, lawyer and doctor […]READ MORE
Always working towards quality of life At the OAFI Foundation we work to improve the quality of life of patients with Osteoarthritis. To achieve this goal, there are different areas of work in which the OAFI Foundation dedicates its efforts; one of them is Research and Development, where we coordinate, lead and take part in […]READ MORE
On June 6, the International Osteoarthritis Foundation, together with AECOSAR, signed a collaboration agreement with ASPE, the Spanish Private Health Alliance. In the way of collaboration and creation of links with entities of different sectors that is carried out from AECOSAR-OAFI, and whose purpose is to create a common work network with the best partners […]READ MORE
OAFI FOUNDATION HOSTED THE LAUNCHING OF THE ORGANIZATION EUROPEAN COOPERATION IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY On January 23rd and 24th, in Barcelona, the OAFI Foundation hosted the launching of the European Cooperation in Science and Technology, (COST), a funding organization for research and innovation networks at European level in the field of osteoarthritis. At these meetings, […]READ MORE
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