August 11, 2016
— The Arthritis Society
The new medical cannabis access regulations published today by Health Canada support recommendations previously made by The Arthritis Society, along with Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM), in that they broaden patients’ access to medical cannabis by includ...
July 21, 2016
The Arthritis Society and Massage Addict have announced a three-year partnership to promote education around pain relief and complementary therapies for people living with arthritis.
June 14, 2016
Alberta researchers will attempt to shed new light on the effects of obesity on the progression of osteoarthritis (OA) in the hips and knees and on additional health risks obese patients face following surgery to replace the joints.
June 6, 2016
Nearly 30 communities across Canada took part in the 7th annual Walk to Fight Arthritis on Sunday, with thousands of people coming together in a show of support for the over 4.6 million Canadians who are living with the chronic pain, inflammation and mobility restrictions of a...
June 2, 2016
The Arthritis Society’s 7th annual signature fundraiser supports groundbreaking research, programs to erase the pain of arthritis
May 4, 2016
The Medical Cannabis Research Roundtable, a high-level group of physicians, clinicians, patients, health charities, experts and medical researchers, today urged the federal government to invest $25 million over the next five years in medical research and trials into the health...
April 20, 2016
Cambria, the first and only family-owned, American-made natural quartz producer in North America, and The Arthritis Society, are proud to announce the launch of Camp Cambria, a no-cost, six-day residential camp for Ontario children ages 8-17 who are living with childhood arthr...
March 29, 2016
A team of researchers has developed Canada’s first set of systematic measures for tracking how well or poorly health systems are doing in providing services to people who have inflammatory arthritis (IA), a potentially crippling condition that is on the rise in Canada.
March 24, 2016
Osteoarthritis (OA) sufferers have almost twice the risk of losing work time due to illness or disability as those without OA and are three times as likely to become unemployed, a research team from the University of Calgary and Statistics Canada has found. The study’s results...
March 1, 2016
The Arthritis Society (The Society) estimates that as many as 24,000 Canadian children aged 18 and under live with a form of arthritis – that’s more than 3 out of every 1,000 kids. For the month of March, The Society is focusing on helping school-age children and their familie...