The most precarious and debilitating symptoms suffered by arthritis patients include pain, stiffness, and decreased movement within the joints, all of which can be severe and worsen over time. In addition, there are other symptoms that are just as troublesome, such as anxiety and depression. Not only that, but it can become especially trying when you have to contend with other medical problems that tend to coexist with arthritis, like heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. Visit this site for suggestions on natural ways to treat your pain.
Outdoors Without Limits (OWL)
OWL is a unique organization that empowers people to reach their potential in a setting that breaks down barriers and removes stereotypes through our love of the…The Great Outdoors! Both Nationally and through our community-based chapters all across North America, OWL has the voice to speak on behalf of all disabled Outdoorsmen and Women. OWL is uniquely positioned in the Outdoor Industry to work on behalf of Sportsmen and women, children, disabled/wounded U.S. Veterans and Senior Outdoorsmen.
People Outdoors (Australia)
A community based non-profit organisation established by the Australian Camps Association in 1989. People Outdoors strives to provide recreation activities to all people with disabilities.
This includes various types of programs to enable children, teenagers and adults with disabilities to participate in outdoor adventure programs and weekend camping experiences.
People Outdoors works with individuals who have a physical or intellectual disability or an acquired brain injury.
Programs may be restricted to individuals or groups from a certain area, however, we can work in all areas if appropriate funding can be sourced. Please see our programs page for more details.
The Florida Disabled Outdoors Association
The Florida Disabled Outdoors Association is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to enrich lives through accessible inclusive recreation for all. Getting close to nature can be very therapeutic, inspirational, and motivational. Active leisure provides an avenue for overall wellness – physical, mental, social and vocational. In addition, the accomplishment of overcoming the challenges of sports and recreation activities builds confidence, self-esteem and reduces the chance of secondary healthy conditions.
National Institutes of Health
NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.