Your Stories

This Arthritis Society’s Your Stories blog features stories of those living with arthritis, those pursuing breakthrough research for a cure, and other Canadians touched by a disease. It takes courage and effort to live with chronic pain – see how others have learned to live well with arthritis. If you are interested in posting your own story, please email us at

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Kam Shojania Appointment

We are very pleased to share with our community that Vancouver Acute of the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority has appointed Dr. Kam Shojania as the Medical Director of the Mary Pack Arthritis Program (MPAP), BC's Provincial Arthritis Program.  Dr. Shojania had been the Acting Director of the program for the past 18 months, and is well known as the Head of the UBC Division of Rheumatology and as an ARC Scientist.

Posted: 19-09-2016 British Columbia Dr. Kam Shojania Mary Pack Arthritis Program

Steff Ivory Conover: Osteoarthritis

A singer, actor, dancer and model  living with <strong>osteoarthritis</strong>.

Posted: 01-09-2016 osteoarthritis