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Information on pain management
Access best practice recommendations about managing osteoarthritis hip pain.
Advice for exercise
Understand how to exercise with hip osteoarthritis.
Improvements in care
Be part of a study that aims to improve treatment for people with osteoarthritis.
Participate from anywhere
The program is completely online, so you can join from anywhere in Australia.
Better Hip has been developed by experts from the University of Melbourne.
Better Knee, Better Me
This 12-month program combines personalised plans for exercise, weight loss and pain management that aims to help eligible members better manage painful knee osteoarthritis and help reduce the impact it has on their quality of life. Clinical and product eligibility criteria apply.
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^ There may be out-of-pocket expenses associated with outpatient appointments, such as your initial visit with a participating surgeon in their consulting rooms. If a member has chosen an excess or per-day payment on their cover to lower their monthly premium, this will still be payable (for example, if you’re claiming for the first time that calendar year, you may need to pay an excess).
1 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Osteoarthritis, retrieved May 2022.
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