OA Knee Education & Self-Management Program JOONDALUP

Event Date
21st May 2019 to 25th Jun 2019
Time
1pm - 3:30pm
Duration
2.5 hour sessions per week, over 6 weeks
Registration Closing Date
20th May 2019
Venue Information

Joondalup Public Library

102 Boas Ave, JOONDALUP WA 6027 Meeting room 2, Level 1

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
Online registration for this event has closed
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 include group discussion. Participants are encouraged to attend all 6 weeks to gain the 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.