Osteoarthritis of the Knee Education & Self-Management Program – Bassendean
October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm$35 – $40
Event Dates: 16 October – 20 November 2019
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.
The OAK Program consists of 6-weekly, 2.5 hour sessions, conducted in a friendly and supportive group atmosphere. Each week different topics will be covered and includes group discussion. Participants are encouraged to attend all six weeks to gain the most benefit from the program.
- What is osteoarthritis?
- How to exercise correctly
- Pain management strategies
- Medications and their side-effects
- Nutrition and healthy eating
- Emotions and arthritis
- Fatigue, relaxation techniques and much more…
PLEASE NOTE: If you are unsure whether you have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee, please contact the program coordinator on 9388 2199 before enrolling in this program.
Cost: $35 (or $40 with partner)
Prior event registration mandatory – no enrolments taken at venue