Myo News and Events

Mums Story

In her early 40s, my mum began a journey that would alter the course of her life. Slowly, she experienced weakness and overwhelming fatigue, to the point of having to stop work. As she humorously put it, “chairs, stairs, and toilet seats became my worst enemies.” Sadly, as is common with many struggling with uncommon…
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AMAZING NEWS! The World Myositis Day – WMD – was founded!

21 September Representatives of various international myositis groups and – organizations from, Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and the United States of America have jointly decided to establish the World Myositis Day. This special day will be celebrated every year on September 21 from now on. On the WMD, special…
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Rachel’s Story

Rachel’s day always starts with a cocktail of medication and a good day is when she’s able to get out of bed and do some ‘normal’ daily living activities. At times, she is profoundly disabled. Days on end unable to move, sit up, stand, walk, shower or change clothes, hold a spoon to eat, hold…
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Myositis Association Australia

The Myositis Association – Australia Inc is a registered charity, run by volunteers, who have Myositis.
We are here to support and advocate for you, whether you live with Myositis or you are a carer, family member, or friend.
Our goal is to help more people keep in touch, share their experiences and learn practical ways to manage their condition.
We also work to raise awareness of Myositis and to support Australian-based research looking into ways to prevent and treat the disease as well as improving the quality of life for those living with Myositis.

We have partnered with AJS Gifts & Laser engraving
to deliver Merchandise on behalf of the association!

Keep up to date with current news, events and fundraising opportunities!