Tag Fundación Internacional de la Artrosis

18 Apr

Transforming lives

“Transforming lives: the importance of your support to OAFI”. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that affects millions of people worldwide. It is characterized by wear and tear of the articular cartilage, resulting in pain, stiffness and loss of mobility. Osteoarthritis is a disease that can have a significant impact on the quality of life […]

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26 Jan

OAFI at International Knee Pathology Workshop

On 25, 26 and 27 January, the XXIII INTERNATIONAL Theoretical-Practical COURSE on knee pathology will be held in Madrid, organised by the Clínica CEMTRO and FIFA Medical Centre Of Excellence. Dr. Vergés, President & CEO of OAFI and AECOSAR, participated yesterday, the 25th, as chairman of the third round table of the day – “KNEES: […]

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18 Jan

OAFI and AECOSAR, sign agreement with ACES

The signed agreement will enable joint actions for the improvement of osteoarthritis patients in health institutions. On Wednesday 17 January, OAFI and AECOSAR signed an agreement with ACES (Catalan Association of Health Entities), a non-profit business association whose mission is to defend, promote and develop care in private health centres. The aim is to cover […]

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12 Jan

OAFI on the FORBES list 2024

The Director of the Research Area of the OAFI Foundation, Ms. Nina Martínez, has been included in the list of the prestigious FORBES magazine, within the framework of the “ChangeMakers” campaign, the people who will make a difference in our society in 2024. CONGRATULATIONS! At the OAFI Foundation we are starting 2024 with a bang […]

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27 Nov

TriAnkle project: bioprinting tissue regeneration as a therapy for Osteoarthritis patients

One area of research that has been gaining momentum in the last decade is printing with biocompatible materials for tissue regeneration, also known as bioprinting. Article courtesy of Lluís Quintana Frigola, Corporate Manager, Viscofan Bioengineering. Bioprinting holds great promise for addressing the needs of osteoarthritis patients in a variety of ways (Markel Lafuente-Merchan, 2022). Osteoarthritis […]

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4 Oct

Banco Farmacéutico, OAFI and AECOSAR win the First Prize for Patients’ Associations in the VI Edition of the Treatment Adherence Observatory Award

OAFI, AECOSAR and Banco Farmacéutico, have been distinguished with the first prize for Patient Associations at the OAT awards for their work in improving access to effective treatments for patients at risk of pharmaceutical poverty. This recognition highlights their commitment to health and their determination to continue changing lives through safe treatment tailored to patients’ […]

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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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