OAFI has designed programs targeting risk groups such as sportspeople, adolescents, women and seniors to raise awareness about osteoarthritis, how it affects people’s lives and how to manage the disease through prevention and treatment.
OAFI SPORT CHILDREN program, designed by a multidisciplinary team of experts, aims to educate young people about the importance of a correct diet and exercising appropriately according to their morphotype.
OAFI SPORT VETERANS program helps retired professional sportspeople to make the transition from professional sports to an active life with healthy joints and without pain.
In collaboration with Obra Social “la Caixa”, the Osteoarthritis Foundation International (OAFI) has developed the program “Let’s Talk about Articular Health”. This initiative aims to raise awareness on osteoarthritis among visitors to the Esplais de Obra Social (Civic or Community Centers) “la Caixa“.
The female population, particularly those over 45 years old or women who are in postmenopause, constitute a high-risk group for developing osteoarthritis.
The OAFI Wellness Corporation program advocates OA prevention, treatment and improvement of the quality of life of people with arthrosis, promoting the concept of “Healthy Company”, by providing customized outdoor activities to enjoy nature and perform physical activity.
We believe that the patient should play a very active role in managing his/her illness. This initiative aims to train osteoarthritis patients to become Expert Patients in their own disease who can advise and help other people suffering from it.