First Nations people likely affected by osteoarthritis
One in three Australians has a musculoskeletal condition, but it’s more prevalent in First Nations communities.
Between 20 and 50 per cent of Indigenous people are likely to have osteoarthritis, and around 10 per cent may have chronic back pain.
Unfortunately, the health services First Nations communities can access with proper cultural safety are not enough.
Produced By: Eduardo Jordan
Featured In Story: Simon Davidson – PhD candidate at the University of Newcastle
First aired on The Wire, Friday 16 September 2022