There have been numerous studies into the benefits of maintaining a healthy lifestyle when living with arthritis. The following list is a sample of the research that has been used to inform and structure the Wellvess Program:
AIHW 2007a. A picture of osteoarthritis in Australia. Arthritis series no. 5. Cat. no.
PHE 93. Canberra: AIHW.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2010. A snapshot of arthritis in Australia 2010. Arthritis series no. 13. Cat. no. PHE 126. Canberra: AIHW.
Bird, Howard et al 2006, Arthritis: Improve your health, ease pain and live life to the full, Dorling Kindersley, London.
Britt H, Miller GC, Charles J et al. 2009. General practice activity in Australia 2008–09. General practice series no. 25. Cat. no. GEP 25. Canberra: AIHW.
Dunkin, Mary Anne 2001, The Arthritis Foundations guide to managing your arthritis, Arthritis Foundation of America, Atlanta, GA
Katzenstein, Larry 2005, Taking charge of arthritis: A practical guide to managing your health and wellbeing, Readers Digest Australia, Ultimo, NSW.
Kotsirilos V, Vitetta L, & Sali A 2011. A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine. Churchill Livingstone Australia
Solomon L, Warwick D & Nayagam S 2005. Apley’s concise system of orthopaedics and
fractures. London: Hodder Arnold.
Symmons D, Mather C & Pfleger B 2004. Global burden of osteoarthritis in the year
2000. WHO Technical Report Series no. 919. Geneva: WHO.
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