The Arthritis Foundation of South Africa

Achieving a better life for those with arthritis!


 Welcome to our website!


 This is the online home of the Arthritis Foundation of South Africa. Founded in 1973, the Arthritis Foundation is the only non-profit organisation in South Africa providing non-medical support for people with arthritis, their families and carers. It is entirely privately funded and aims to enable people with arthritis to live a valuable life in all its dimensions through increasing awareness, providing education and offering support. 

Awareness Days and Event Calendar

10/06/2015Hoe jou leefstyl jou pyn kan beinvloed
Eula de Bruynd - Dieetkundige Gert de Lange - Biokenetikus   More
23/07/2015National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day - Eastern Cape Branch
Our Osteoarthritis Awareness Day will be on the 23rd July, 2014 at St. Johns Anglican Church Hall, 8th Avenue, Walmer. Presentation starts at 09h30 and will be given by Gerrie Dimitriou, Physiotherapist.    More
23/07/2015National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day - Johannesburg Branch
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Wits Medical School, 7 York Road, Parktown Presenter: Alexander Technique Practitioner, "The Back And Alexander Technique" Presenter: Kylie Crawford, Biokineticist, "Ageing And The...   More
24/07/2015National Osteoarthritis Awareness Day
Please contact your branch for details.   More
12/08/2015Artritis - Ongeskik vir werk en die wetlike aspekte daarvan - Bloemfontein Branch
Juane Raaths - Arbeidsterapeut Jacques Pienaar - Versekerings Makelaar   More
20/08/2015National Fibromyalgia Day
Please contact your branch for details.   More
08/10/2015World Arthritis Day - Johannesburg Branch
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Wits Medical School, 7 York Road, Parktown Presenter: Dr Anne Stanwix, Rheumatologist, "Gout-An Old Age & New Age Malady" Presenter: Gugu Njoko, Podiatrist, "Feet First"    More
12/10/2015World Arthritis Day
Please contact your branch.   More
14/10/2015Artritis en my hart - Bloemfontein Branch
Cherie da Costa Dr Gideon Visagie   More
18/11/2015Ope aand, kom vra jou vrae ivm Artritis - Bloemfontein Branch
Dr Johan van Rensburg - Rumatoloog Dr Chris Nel - Rumatoloog Juane Raats - Arbeidsterapeut Anneli Roos - Fisioterapeut Marike Joubert - Fisioterapeut    More
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