About mySARAH

What is mySARAH?

  • mySARAH is a free online programme on the Strengthening And Stretching for the Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand (SARAH) exercises that were found beneficial for people having rheumatoid arthritis affecting their hands and wrists.
  • mySARAH covers Six online exercise training and review sessions over a 12-week period.

What is involved in mySARAH?

  • You will be asked to log into mySARAH during these six sessions to learn how to do the SARAH exercises, to set goals, and to record your hand joint pain. 
  • You will also be asked to complete some simple questionnaires during your first session and the final session at Week 12.
  • After completing 12 weeks of mySARAH, you will still be able to use it for free to continue with your SARAH exercises for long-term benefits

Who is involved in mySARAH?

mySARAH has been developed by a joint effort between rehabilitation researchers at the University of Oxford and a group of patient volunteers. Read more about mySARAH research team here:

Dr. Esther Williamson: https://rehabresearch.ndorms.ox.ac.uk/team/esther-williamson

Dr. Cynthia Srikesavan: https://rehabresearch.ndorms.ox.ac.uk/team/cynthia-srikesavan

Mr. Tim Cranston: https://www.octru.ox.ac.uk/team/tim-cranston

Professor Jo Adams: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/healthsciences/about/staff/jo_adams.page

Professor Sarah E Lamb: https://rehabresearch.ndorms.ox.ac.uk/team/sarah-lamb

How do I register with mySARAH ?

Watch this video on how to register with mySARAH.

Funding and Support

This research was funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Oxford at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. This work was supported by the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Oxford. The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health.