Arthritis New Zealand

Arthritis New Zealand

20 New Street
Nelson City, NELSON CITY 7010
New Zealand

Phone 03 539 1170


Arthritis New Zealand - Nelson Office


The Nelson Arthritis New Zealand  office is now operated from 20 New Street, Nelson, New Zealand and run in partnership with Nelson Bays Primary Health. Tel: 03 539 1170

More than half a million New Zealanders will be affected by arthritis at some time in their life. It is not an inevitable part of growing older. In fact, there are over 1000 children and young people under the age of twenty years affected by arthritis in New Zealand at any one time.

For some people, this diagnosis may mean considerable changes to the way they lead their life.

Consider these facts:

  • Arthritis is a serious health condition with no known cure
  • Arthritis is the single greatest cause of disability in New Zealand
  • More than half a million people are affected by arthritis during their lifetime
  • 25,440 New Zealanders will not be able to work this year due to their arthritis
  • Children get arthritis too (Check out our Juvenile section)
  • Women get arthritis more than men
  • There are more than 140 different types of arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis
  • Sports and other injuries can lead to arthritis
  • You can do a lot for yourself to make coping with arthritis easier

For more information link to our website or contact us locally in Nelson on 03 539 1170

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