Sydney Spondyloarthritis Centre
BJC Health was conceived in 2002 as a multidisciplinary clinic targeting arthritis & musculoskeletal disease.
We recognized that the way forward in improving the treatment of acute and chronic arthritis & musculoskeletal injuries would involve a coordinated, comprehensive service that no one doctor or allied health professional could reasonably provide.
Arthritis requires an Integrated Approach. We call this Connected Care.
In 2011, BJC Health applied this principle to the treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) & related Spondyloarthritis (SpA) by establishing the Sydney Spondyloarthritis Centre.
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Greetings from Kanazawa! Our family loves Japan ....
In pain and not motivated? You are not alone.
By Sarah Comensoli on April 23, 2018
Lucy has been coming to our clinic for some time. She is a regular in our group sessions, (often attending first thing in the early morning!) and has ...BJC Health and Fitness
So many off-the-shelf options for Painful Feet!
By Dr Irwin Lim on April 18, 2018
Greetings from Kanazawa! Our family loves Japan as a holiday destination. There’s always something unusual to see and do. With a much larger ...BJC Connected Care
Exercise for Osteoarthritis- Where do I start?!
By Tim Lee on April 10, 2018
Are you keen on increasing your activity levels but you are in pain? Are you interested in starting a new exercise routine but unsure as to where to ...BJC Health and Fitness
Baricitinib for RA. How should I use it?
By Dr Irwin Lim on April 10, 2018
Olumiant (Baricitinib) has recently been approved for use in Australia. We’re just waiting for it to soon come under our Pharmaceutical Benefits ...BJC Connected Care
Why did I become a rheumatologist?
By Dr Irwin Lim on April 2, 2018
In the last week, I've actually been asked twice as to why I picked rheumatology as a specialty. Rheumatology has a low profile and most people I ...BJC Connected Care
Exercise is Medicine..an update from ESSA 2018
By Sarah Comensoli on March 28, 2018
Myself and Robyn Yin are up in sunny Brisbane attending the bi-annual Exercise and Sports Science conference. Our association (ESSA) puts together a ...BJC Health and Fitness
Recipe: Baked Salmon - Anti-inflammatory eating
By Monica Kubizniak on March 27, 2018
With Good Friday fast approaching, I'd like to share with you one of my favourite and speedy fish recipes. Some people find cooking fish daunting, ...BJC Diet and Nutrition
Want to start interval training? Here's how
By Sarah Comensoli on March 19, 2018
There is plenty of good evidence supporting the benefits of interval training. Helps with weight loss? Tick Helps with improving fitness? Tick Able ...BJC Health and Fitness
Knuckle Cracking: To Crack or Not to Crack
By Dr Robert Russo on March 6, 2018
It is incredible to think we are in March when it seems we were only yesterday getting ready for the festive season. I hope you have all been well ...BJC Connected Care
Voltaren, Pain away, Deep heat and more. Do any of them help with Osteoarthritis?
By Tim Lee on March 4, 2018
As a physio, I’m asked at least once per day whether creams or ointments can help reduce pain. Most of you reading have probably tried at least one ...BJC Health and Fitness
A hectic start to the year
By Dr Irwin Lim on March 1, 2018
At the start of January I wrote about our 2018 roadmap and how we hope to improve our and your rheumatology clinic. Since then, BJC Health life has ...BJC Connected Care
Recipe: Kangaroo marinated in turmeric
By Monica Kubizniak on January 15, 2018
Did you know that one of the best tasting and nutritious wild meats in the world is our very own kangaroo? It's not just for pets, kangaroo meat is ...BJC Diet and Nutrition
Special Hommus: Anti-Inflammatory Eating
By Monica Kubizniak on October 10, 2017
When trying to lose weight, many people find that snacking is their downfall. It's so easy to reach for those processed biscuits, chips and other ...BJC Diet and Nutrition
Mango Muffins: Anti-inflammatory cookbook
By Monica Kubizniak on September 26, 2017
Now that the weather is warming up (well in NSW anyway), I'm starting to see mangoes in the shops. So, if you're looking for a cooking activity for ...BJC Diet and Nutrition
Mediterranean Eating In!
By Monica Kubizniak on May 1, 2017
The Daily Telegraph featured a great story on Wednesday 26th April titled: Have a Big Fat Greek Shedding, Oz diet out, Mediterranean eating in. I ...BJC Diet and Nutrition