Tag Artrosis

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 […]

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12 Sep

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

Vitamina D y Salud Articular

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6 Sep

Osteoarthritis and osteoporosis increase the risk of “silent falls” in elderly people

OAFI y Indeelift

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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 […]

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13 Jul

Osteoarthritis and cardiovascular diseases: a close relationship

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 […]

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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 […]

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12 Jul

White Paper on Aging and Osteoarthritis

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 […]

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4 Jul

Publication of GAUDÍ study

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 […]

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22 Feb

Study finds why Osteoarthritis is more common in women than in men

On the occasion of the celebration of Articulando el Deporte, on 8, 9 and 10 March in Madrid, we bring you this article published some time ago, which explains the prevalence of osteoarthritis in women compared to men. Women suffer more from osteoarthritis than men. A group of experts from Augusta University in Georgia (USA) […]

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