Inflammatory arthritis is a group of conditions whereby the body’s defense system begins to attack the tissues of our joints instead of germs, viruses and other foreign substances.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic inflammatory disease that can affect multiple joints in the body.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most prevalent type of arthritis, affecting more than three million Canadians — that’s one in 10!
Read our Arthritis Medication: A Reference Guide publication to explore the medications available to help treat arthritis and arthritis symptoms.
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Complementary and alternative therapies are treatments that do not fall within the scope of traditional western medicine. Examples include naturopathic medicine, homeopathic remedies and osteopathy. You may hear about special herbs, acupuncture, energy fields, meditation and many others.
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Children and teens can be affected by a number of forms of arthritis. The most common of these forms, juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), is unique to children and teens...
Good eating habits can help improve anyone’s overall health, and in particular can benefit some people who are living with arthritis.
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Check out our Pain Passport which has been developed to help you keep track of your arthritis treatment plans, and to help keep your health care providers informed of each other’s recommendations – so they can care for you in a collaborative way.
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If there were ever a reason not to be physically active, arthritis pain would seem to be it – the last thing you may feel like doing is moving around...
We know that arthritis can have an impact on a person’s ability to work comfortably and effectively...