Knee / Hip Strength, Mobility and Pain Management Kit
The full kit is included at no cost in the fully funded Osteoarthritis Healthy Weight For Life (OA HWFL) program. (view details)
The full kit is also available at no cost as a standalone in-home program for eligible Bupa members not enrolled in the OA HWFL (view eligibility).
The in-home Stand Up To Joint Pain - Strength, Mobility and Pain Management kit (delivered) is suitable for individuals who have knee and / or hip pain and reduced mobility and are motivated to implement their own in-home strengthening, mobility and education program or are already under the care of their local physiotherapist.
The comprehensive in-home program has been developed by a team of physiotherapists and allied health professionals and provides the tools, exercises and information to help better manage osteoarthritis.
For self funded programs, the kit is also available for purchase.
"...I started with a lot of pain and I have finished with minimal occasional pain. I feel fit and healthy & I am sure it is because of the strengthening exercise"
Deb M - HWFL Graduate
The program has been expertly researched and developed to integrate:
Strength and mobility
Targeted strength, balance and mobility exercises to help stabilise joints and improve mobility.
Complementary pain management techniques and strategies.
Gentle exercise plan
Gentle exercise such as walking to help reduce joint stiffness and improve physical function.
The program includes:
Detailed Stand Up To Joint Pain instruction and education book with step by step instructions for over 40 graded exercises.
Step-by-step instructional videos that match the book. View sample video below.
Resistance exercise tubing for use during some of the exercises.
Hot/cold pack for short term relief of pain and stiffness.
All the resources you need to do the program will be posted out to you at no cost (following the approval from your health fund)