OA Knee Education & Self-Management Program WILLETTON

Event Date
6th Mar 2019 to 10th Apr 2019
Time
1pm - 3:30pm
Duration
2.5 hour sessions per week, over 6 weeks
Registration Closing Date
27th Feb 2019
Venue Information

Rostrata Family Centre

Prendwick Reserve, Prendwick Way, WILLETTON (entrance opposite Tilston Close), WA 6155

Parking

Parking available onsite

About the venue

Prior event registration mandatory - no enrolments taken at venue.

Contact

08 9388 2199
general@arthritiswa.org.au
Registration
General $35.00 ea
You + Partner (support person/carer/spouse) $40.00 ea

Event Description

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.

Event Information

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 6 weeks to gain most benefit from the program.

Topics include:

  • 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 08 9388 2199 before enrolling in this program.