Calendar of Events

June 2018
20th Jun 2018 Bunbury Arthritis Social Group

Do you have arthritis? Would you like to catch up with others that do? Come along to this social group for anyone with arthritis. Share experiences with others in a similar situation. Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month in Bunbury at 9:30am.

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20th Jun 2018 Evening Inflammatory Arthritis Social Group (Ballajura)

An evening social group in the north metro area for those who have an Inflammatory Arthritis (Rheumatoid, Psoriatic or Ankylosing Spondylitis) and would like to get to know others in a similar situation. Meeting on 3rd Wednedsday of the month from 7-9pm.

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27th Jun 2018 Evening Inflammatory Arthritis Social Group (Cockburn Central)

An evening social group in the south metro area for those who have an Inflammatory Arthritis such as Rheumatoid/Psoriatic Arthritis or Ankylosing Spondylitis, and would like to get to know others in a similar situation. Meets at a cafe in Cockburn Central on 4th Wednesday of the month from 7-9pm.

28th Jun 2018 Osteoarthritis Social Group (Shenton Park)

A new social group for people with Osteoarthritis. Meets 4th Thursday of the month at the Wyllie Arthritis Centre, in Shenton Park from 10:30am til 12noon. 

30th Jun 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis & Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Instructor Training Workshops

AOWA is pleased to offer Dr Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis Instructor Training workshops in Bunbury in 2018:

Tai Chi for Arthritis Instructor Training:  Sat 30 June - Sun 1 July 2018

Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis  Instructor Training: Mon 2 July 2018 (half day) .

 

 

July 2018
3rd Jul 2018 Inflammatory Arthritis Support Group - Tues AM (Shenton Park)

A support group for those who have an Inflammatory Arthritis. Meets in Shenton Park on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 10:30am til 12noon. Come along to meet others in a similiar situation.

4th Jul 2018 Lupus Support Group (Maylands)

If you have been diagnosed with lupus and would like to meet other people living with the same condition, then come along to our support group where you can get connected and find help. Meets 1st Wednesday of each month.

16th Jul 2018 Arthritis Exercise - Monday 11am - Shenton Park

* Registration is now open. This is a gentle exercise program suitable for for people with any form of diagnosed arthritis. Classes are led by Jane Stott, physiotherapist.

16th Jul 2018 Osteoporosis Exercise Program - Monday 9.45am - Shenton Park

Osteoporosis Exercise

* Registration is now open.  This program is led by a physiotherapist and is specifically for people who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis or who have experienced a first "low trauma" fracture.  

16th Jul 2018 Osteoporosis Exercise Program - Monday 8.30am - Shenton Park

Osteoporosis Exercise

* Registration is now open.  This program is led by a physiotherapist and is specifically for people who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis or who have experienced a first "low trauma" fracture.  

18th Jul 2018 Healthy, Wealthy & Wise Seminar

Please join us to hear Solicitor, Paul Trainor discuss "Estate Planning & Why it is Essential to have a Will" and Jennifer Persaud, Advanced Scope Physiotherapist and Health Services Manager, Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA discuss "Managing Osteoarthritis." 

18th Jul 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis - Wed 11.45am - MUNDARING

Tai Chi for Arthritis

* Registration is now open. The movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program have been specifically designed to be safe for people with arthritis.  The slow movements prevent injury, build muscle strength and calm the mind.

18th Jul 2018 Bunbury Arthritis Social Group

Do you have arthritis? Would you like to catch up with others that do? Come along to this social group for anyone with arthritis. Share experiences with others in a similar situation. Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month in Bunbury at 9:30am.

18th Jul 2018 Positive Engagement with Patients in Pain

A Clinical Education Seminar for GPs and Health Professionals.
Presented by Melanie Galbraith, MSc Med (Pain Mgt), BSc (Physio), APAM, with Dr John Quintner, FFPMANZCA, Physician in Rheumatology and Pain Medicine (retired).

18th Jul 2018 Evening Inflammatory Arthritis Social Group (Ballajura)

An evening social group in the north metro area for those who have an Inflammatory Arthritis (Rheumatoid, Psoriatic or Ankylosing Spondylitis) and would like to get to know others in a similar situation. Meeting on 3rd Wednedsday of the month from 7-9pm.

18th Jul 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis Beginners - Wed 10.30am - MUNDARING

Tai Chi for Arthritis

* Registration is now open The movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program have been specifically designed to be safe for people with arthritis.  The slow movements prevent injury, but build muscle strength and calm the mind.

22nd Jul 2018 Tai Chi Advanced - Sunday 11am - Shenton Park

* Registration is now open The advanced class is suitable for those who are familiar with the Tai Chi for Arthritis beginners and advanced sets. 

22nd Jul 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis - Sunday 10am - Shenton Park

* Registration is now open Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis is an enjoyable exercise program which is easy to learn and safe for people with arthritis. The program is suitable for beginners and those with experience. 

23rd Jul 2018 Gentle Yoga - Monday 1pm - Shenton Park

* Registration is now open. In this gentle yoga class participants will move through a series of movements to help improve joint health, flexibility and balance. Participants will need to be able to move up and down off the floor. 

23rd Jul 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis - Monday 11.30am - MUNDARING

Tai Chi for Arthritis

* Registration is now open The movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program have been specifically designed to be safe for people with arthritis.  Beginners and those withe experience are welcome. 

23rd Jul 2018 Tai Chi for Arthritis Beginners - Monday 12.45pm - MUNDARING

Tai Chi for Arthritis

* Registration is now open The movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program have been specifically designed to be safe for people with arthritis.  Beginners and those withe experience are welcome. 

23rd Jul 2018 JIA Hydrotherapy Program (High School) - Shenton Park

* Registration is now open. This program encourages range of motion, strength and fitness, with less stress on the joints, and is suitable for high school aged children with JIA who are competent swimmers.

23rd Jul 2018 JIA Hydrotherapy Program (Primary School) - Shenton Park

* Registration is now open. This program encourages range of motion, strength and fitness, with less stress on the joints, and is suitable for primary school aged children with JIA who are competent swimmers.

24th Jul 2018 Gentle Yoga - Tuesday 10.30am - Bullcreek

* Registration is now open. In this gentle yoga class participants will move through a series of movements to help improve joint health, flexibility and balance. Participants will need to be able to move up and down off the floor. 

24th Jul 2018 Gentle Yoga - Tuesday 9.15am - Bullcreek

* Registration is now open. In this gentle yoga class participants will move through a series of movements to help improve joint health, flexibility and balance. Participants will need to be able to move up and down off the floor. 

25th Jul 2018 Evening Inflammatory Arthritis Social Group (Cockburn Central)

An evening social group in the south metro area for those who have an Inflammatory Arthritis such as Rheumatoid/Psoriatic Arthritis or Ankylosing Spondylitis, and would like to get to know others in a similar situation. Meets at a cafe in Cockburn Central on 4th Wednesday of the month from 7-9pm.

25th Jul 2018 Yoga for Arthritis Beginners Course - Wed 11am - Shenton Park

* Registration is now open. This 8 week Yoga for Arthritis program is led by Jane Leslie, physiotherapist, and was developed at the John Hopkins University Arthritis Centre in Baltimore. 

25th Jul 2018 Gentle Yoga - Wednesday 9.45am - Shenton Park

* Registration is now open. In this gentle yoga class led by Jane Leslie, physiotherapist, participants will move through a series of movements to help improve joint health, flexibility and balance. Participants will need to be able to move up and down off the floor. 

25th Jul 2018 Gentle Yoga - Wednesday 1pm - Shenton Park

* Registration is now open. In this gentle yoga class led by Jane Leslie, physiotherapist, participants will move through a series of movements to help improve joint health, flexibility and balance. Participants will need to be able to move up and down off the floor. 

26th Jul 2018 Osteoarthritis Social Group (Shenton Park)

A new social group for people with Osteoarthritis. Meets 4th Thursday of the month at the Wyllie Arthritis Centre, in Shenton Park from 10:30am til 12noon. 

26th Jul 2018 OA Knee Education & Self-Management Program - TUART HILL

Osteoarthritis of the Knee
The OA Knee (OAK) Program is specifically for people diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee. It offers a holistic approach providing disease specific education and self-management techniques and is run by health professionals.

27th Jul 2018 Rheumatoid/Psoriatic Arthritis Education & Self-Management Program - KARDINYA

This 6 week program is specifically for people with diagnosed rheumatoid or psoriatic  arthritis. It offers a holistic approach providing disease specific education and self-management techniques and is run by health professionals.

28th Jul 2018 OA Knee Education & Self-Management Program - BUNBURY


The OA Knee (OAK) Program is specifically for people diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee. It offers a holistic approach providing disease specific education and self-management techniques and is run by health professionals.

30th Jul 2018 OA Knee Education & Self-Management Program - MANDURAH

Osteoarthritis of the Knee
The OA Knee (OAK) Program is specifically for people diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee. It offers a holistic approach providing disease specific education and self-management techniques and is run by health professionals.

 

August 2018
24th Aug 2018 Talk: The Joint Replacement Journey - from Diagnosis to Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Joint ReplacementThe journey towards joint replacement surgery can be a complex one. There are many different steps involved and multiple clinicians to meet. There are also decisions that you will need to make along the way. Join us for this talk to learn more on what you need to know.

 

September 2018
23rd Sep 2018 Camp Freedom 2018

Camp Freedom:  An interactive camp designed specifically for children aged 7-17yrs with Juvenile Arthritis (JIA).

 

October 2018
10th Oct 2018 Ankylosing Spondylitis Education & Self-Management Program SHENTON PARK

  • This program is specifically for people with diagnosed Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). It offers a holistic approach providing disease specific education and self-management techniques and is run by health professionals.