Category Patient Area

21 Sep


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 […]


15 Sep

Osteoarthritis Patients and Professionals unite for World Osteoarthritis Day – September 17th to raise awareness of the disease

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 […]


12 Sep

CHAPTER 1: Bone Health and Vitamin D. What is it and why is it so important?

Vitamina D y Salud Articular


25 Jul

The silent falls

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 […]


13 Jul

SEMERGEN and OAFI united once again

SEMERGEN joins the OAFI Foundation in the development of the “OAFI With You” project, aimed at assisting religious patients with joint health problems. The Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (SEMERGEN) and the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) have signed a collaboration agreement to promote the development of the “OAFI With You” project, focused on providing […]


3 Feb

OAFI, Teaming Up With The Best, to Change Oosteoarthritis

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, […]


15 Dec

OAFI Radio wins first prize in the audiovisual media category of the 13th Grünenthal Foundation Journalism Awards

OAFI Radio’s programme “Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and adequate exercise” has been awarded first prize in the Grünenthal Foundation’s Journalism Awards, dedicated to chronic pain, in the audiovisual media category. On 12 December, the OAFI Foundation won first prize in the 13th Grünenthal Foundation Journalism Awards for audiovisual media, which aim to recognise the work […]


25 Aug

OAFI presents the 6th Osteoarthritis Patients World Congress

The #OAFICongress2022, organised by the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI), which will take place on the 26th, 27th and 28th of October 2022 at the AXA Auditorium, L’illa Diagonal (Barcelona), is back with a new slogan: Move against osteoarthritis! After the last edition held in hybrid format, the 6th Osteoarthritis Patients World Congress is back with […]


16 Jun

OAFI and the University of Alcalá sign a collaboration agreement to work together in osteoarthritis research

The agreement, signed this Tuesday by Dr. Josep Vergés, Founder and President of OAFI, and Prof. F. Javier de la Mata, Vice-Rector for Research and Transfer of the University of Alcalá, will focus on pharmacological research into osteoarthritis and the locomotor system. The Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) and the University of Alcalá (UAH), have signed […]


26 May

AECOSAR participates and receives the SORCOM award for the ARTRO 360 project

AECOSAR participated this past Sunday, May 22, in the II Solidarity Race for Patients with Rheumatic Diseases, organized by the Society of Rheumatology of the Community of Madrid (SORCOM). They were also awarded for the support of the ARTRO 360 project, an initiative of OAFI Foundation in which AECOSAR collaborates, consisting of a proposal for […]