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Arthritis. Give Before it takes.

Arthritis affects the lives of over 6 million Canadians – and there is no cure.
Arthritis strikes people of every age, from infants to adults, and stays for life.

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a collection of conditions affecting joints and other tissues. It causes pain, restricts mobility and diminishes quality of life.

It's serious. 1 in 5 Canadians live every day with arthritis and there is no cure.

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How We Help


Investments in research seek to understand the causes, realize innovations that improve quality of life and discover a cure.


Understanding needs of people affected by arthritis and identifying gaps that are important to champion for change.


Providing patient-centric, evidenced-based information and resources to empower people affected by arthritis.

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Your generosity puts us closer to a world where people are free from the devastating effects that arthritis has on lives.

Arthritis. Give before it takes.


Live Better with Arthritis

Essential tips and guidance for moving through life with arthritis.

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Secondhand smoke increases risk of children developing arthritis later in life  A new study in the journal Rheumatology indicates that being exposed to secondhand smoke in childhood could increase the risk of someone developing arthritis as an adult.  Public
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Physiotherapist’s anti-gravity treadmill eases injury recovery and exercise Edmonton’s first anti-gravity treadmill has arrived, allowing those with injuries or arthritis in their lower limbs, joint replacements, etc. to run virtually pain free before surgery or during rehabilitation, speeding recovery. Public
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Aug 17

Myriad of health claims suggest cannabis is a panacea for what ails us. But is it? Arthritis, both rheumatoid and osteo, is one disease where cannabis is creating a lot of buzz, in large part because a growing number of patients swear by it for easing stiff, swollen and painful joints. CBC News

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