Calendar of Events

October 2017
9th Oct 2017 Tai Chi for Arthritis - Monday 11.30am - Mundaring Wellness

Tai Chi for Arthritis

* Registration opens 9am Monday 4 September.  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. 

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11th Oct 2017 Tai Chi for Arthritis (Beg) - Wed 10.30am - Mundaring Parish Centre

Tai Chi for Arthritis

* Registration opens 9am Monday 4 September.  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.

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11th Oct 2017 Tai Chi for Arthritis - Wed 11.45am - Mundaring Parish Centre

Tai Chi for Arthritis

* Registration opens 9am Monday 4 September.  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.

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13th Oct 2017 Tai Chi for Arthritis - Friday 2pm - Merriwa

Tai Chi for Arthritis

* Registration opens 9am Monday 4 September.  Paul Lam's Tai Chi for Arthritis is an enjoyable exercise program which is easy to learn and safe for people with arthritis.  Beginners and those with experience are welcome. 

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15th Oct 2017 Tai Chi Advanced - Sunday 11am - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on Monday 4 September.  The advanced class is suitable for those who are familiar with the Tai Chi for Arthritis beginners and advanced sets. 

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15th Oct 2017 Tai Chi for Arthritis - Sunday 10am - Shenton Park

* Registration open 9am on Monday 4 September.  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. 

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16th Oct 2017 JIA Hydrotherapy Program (Primary School)

* Registration opens at 9am Monday 4 September. 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.

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16th Oct 2017 Gentle Yoga - Monday 4pm - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on Monday 4 September. In this gentle yoga class participants will move through a series of movements with the breath to help improve joint health, flexibility and balance and aid relaxation. Participants will need to be able to move up and down off the floor. 

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16th Oct 2017 Gentle Yoga - Monday 9am - MELVILLE

* Registration opens 9am on Monday 4 September. In this gentle yoga class participants will move through a series of movements with the breath to help improve joint health, flexibility and balance and aid relaxation. Participants will need to be able to move up and down off the floor. 

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16th Oct 2017 Mindful Movement Chair Based Exercise - Monday 2.30pm - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on Monday 4 September.  A gentle chair based exercise program with a focus on improving body awareness through the use of meditation and breathing techniques.   

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16th Oct 2017 Arthritis Exercise - Monday 11am - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am Monday 4 September. This is a gentle exercise program suitable for for people with any form of diagnosed arthritis. Classes are led by Jane Stott, physiotherapist.

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16th Oct 2017 Osteoporosis Exercise Program - Monday 8.30am - Shenton Park

Osteoporosis Exercise

* Registration opens at 9am on Monday 4 September.  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.  

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16th Oct 2017 Osteoporosis Exercise Program - Monday 9.45am - Shenton Park

Osteoporosis Exercise

* Registration opens at 9am on Monday 4 September.  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.  

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16th Oct 2017 JIA Hydrotherapy Program (High School) - Shenton Park

* Registration opens at 9am Monday 4 September. 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.

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18th Oct 2017 Gentle Yoga - Wed 9.45am - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on Monday 4 September. 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. 

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18th Oct 2017 Yoga for Arthritis Beginners Course - Wed 11am - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on Monday 4 September. 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. 

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18th Oct 2017 Arthritis Exercise - Wednesday 8.30am - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am Monday 4 September. This is a gentle exercise program suitable for for people with any form of diagnosed arthritis. Classes are led by Kathryn Pickering, physiotherapist.

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18th Oct 2017 Gentle Yoga - Wed 1pm - Shenton Park

* Registration opens 9am on Monday 4 September. 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. 

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18th Oct 2017 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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18th Oct 2017 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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19th Oct 2017 OA Knee Education & Self-Management Program DIANELLA

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.

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19th Oct 2017 Pilates - Thursday 9.30am - Shenton Park Community Centre

Pilates for Arthritis

* This class is fully booked. Pilates combines physical exercises with the breath to build body strength and generate mental calm. Classes are led by by Jane Leslie, physiotherapist.

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19th Oct 2017 Pilates - Thursday 10.45am - Shenton Park Community Centre

Pilates for Arthritis

* Registration opens 9am Monday 4 September. Pilates combines physical exercises with the breath to build body strength and generate mental calm. Classes are led by by Jane Leslie, physiotherapist.

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19th Oct 2017 Pilates - Thursday 12pm - Shenton Park Community Centre

Pilates for Arthritis

* Registration opens 9am Monday 4 September. Pilates combines physical exercises with the breath to build body strength and generate mental calm. Classes are led by by Jane Leslie, physiotherapist.

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19th Oct 2017 Rockingham Arthritis Support Group

A NEW support group for those who have any type of arthritis.

Meets 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at the Swinging Pig in Rockingham for afternoon tea from 2pm - 3.30pm.  

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20th Oct 2017 Rheumatoid/Psoriatic Arthritis Education & Self-Management Program SHENTON PARK

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.

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21st Oct 2017 Advances in Skeletal & Mineral Medicine: A Clinical Update on Bone and Mineral Disease and Osteoporosis for GPs

This 1 day clinical meeting is suitable for medical practitioners who wish to update their knowledge in the common issues of bone and mineral disorders, presenting as growth disorders and fracture in childhood, and as fractures, bone pain and deformity in adults.
The meeting will also cover balance and falling disorders in the elderly that contribute to fracture; focal bone disease and disorders of mineral metabolism; and address a coordinated team approach for patients with skeletal disease.
 RACGP QI&CPD Accredited Activity - Catergory 1 ALM (40 points)

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24th Oct 2017 Osteoporosis Exercise Program - Tuesday 2.15pm WILLETTON

Osteoporosis Exercise

* This class has been combined with the Arthritis Exercise class in Willetton at 2.15pm, please enrol for Arthritis Exercise in Willetton below.  These classes are specifically for people who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis or who have experienced a first "low trauma" fracture.  

24th Oct 2017 Arthritis Exercise - Tuesday 2.15pm - WILLETTON

* Registration opens 9am Monday 4 SeptemberThis is a gentle exercise program suitable for for people with any form of diagnosed arthritis. Classes are led by Jane Stott, physiotherapist.

26th Oct 2017 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.

 

November 2017
1st Nov 2017 Halls Head Inflammatory Arthritis Support Group

A support group for those who have an Inflammatory Arthritis (Rheumatoid, Psoriatic or Ankylosing Spondylitis). Meets 1st Wednesday of the month at Dome Cafe in Halls Head from 10:00am til 12noon. 

1st Nov 2017 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.

2nd Nov 2017 Rockingham Arthritis Support Group

A NEW support group for those who have any type of arthritis.

Meets 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at the Swinging Pig in Rockingham for afternoon tea from 2pm - 3.30pm.  

4th Nov 2017 Arthritis Public Seminar, DUNSBOROUGH

Come and join us at the Arthrits Public Seminar at Dunsborough. This year our two guest speakers will present up-to-date information on Arthritis & Feet and Arthritis. Suitable for all those with rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and osteoarthritis.

7th Nov 2017 Talk in SUCCESS: Feet and Arthritis

Feet

Dr Renee Silvester, Podiatrist, will be discussing how arthritis affects the feet and the different ways it can be managed by a podiatrist - orthotics, exercises and more.

7th Nov 2017 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.

15th Nov 2017 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. 

15th Nov 2017 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.

16th Nov 2017 Rockingham Arthritis Support Group

A NEW support group for those who have any type of arthritis.

Meets 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at the Swinging Pig in Rockingham for afternoon tea from 2pm - 3.30pm.  

23rd Nov 2017 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.

24th Nov 2017 Talk: Hip Osteoarthritis Exercises - from hip pain to pre & post operative joint replacement

Joint Replacement

Dr Brendan Joss will discuss ways to improve joint mobility in the hip and optimise your quality of life whilst deferring or decreasing the need for surgical intervention. He will also discuss pre-operative exercise programs that are effective in reducing the hospital stay and accelerate recovery after a hip replacement.