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20th April 2023: Arthrofibrosis Awareness Day

Updated: Apr 15, 2023

It's happening: our day is coming up. We have some big plans prepared to make this inaugural arthrofibrosis awareness day a success:

  • Arthrofibrosis coverage in the media: UWA Media, ABC Health. You can reach out to media as well using the media statement at the bottom of this page.

  • The first ever Arthrofibrosis Expert Primer on our YouTube channel with interviews with surgeon Dr. Singleton, rheumatologist Dr. Will and physical therapist Sebastiano Nutarelli.

  • Personal stories to be heard, such as Myra's, on the Forum. Share your story too.

  • Petition to 'Educate clinicians about appropriate treatment for arthrofibrosis' sign it here please and share on social media.

  • AF as trending topic in social media #ArthrofibrosisAwareness with YOUR help! Post on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, TikTok, go viral. Make some noise and be heard!

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19. Apr. 2023

Arthrofibrosis Day: This is a very important day for me:. I had a total knee replacement 3 years ago and I am still suffering from Arthrofibrosis. However without Dr. Usher's generous help and advice I would by now have despaired. Reading her article on Arthrofibrosis made me aware that I needed a totally different heeling plan; no painful work-out any longer that constantly acerbated my swelling and pain, but gentle exercises. Also realizing, that a neurological interaction was at play; my nerve system getting impulses that new trauma was happening to my knee with these painful exercises and that new heeling fibre were strangling my nerves around the knee.. A medication, Duloxatine, which contains a nerve blocker, also helped me…

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14. Apr. 2023

The University of Western Australia published an article on the International Arthrofibrosis Awareness Day: Shedding light on arthrofibrosis, the silent epidemic

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