September is Arthritis Awareness Month

September is Arthritis Awareness Month

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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

Research

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

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

Providing patient-centric, evidenced-based information and resources to empower people affected by arthritis.
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Thank you for giving.
Your generosity puts us closer to a world where people are free from the devastating effects that arthritis has on lives.

 

Live Better with Arthritis

Essential tips and guidance for moving through life with arthritis.

Latest News

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Sep 22

A joint replacement story Bob Pratt is having knee replacement surgery on Sept. 24. It’s been a long journey to this point.If you were to metaphorically compare a patient’s journey towards joint replacement surgery to a rolling cart, the patient would unfortunately sometimes have to be the squeaky wheel. They... Arthritis Society
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Sep 19

Medical cannabis research filling gaps It is not unusual for people living with osteoarthritis to experience pain so severe it makes daily tasks almost impossible. In a recent survey of 600 patients scheduled to undergo knee or hip replacement surgery, about 20 per cent said they had turned to cannabis products to help them manage... Arthritis Society
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Aug 25

Yes, arthritis is a big deal, say people facing the diagnosis Six million Canadians have arthritis, but those who live with the diagnosis say its impact on their lives is too often diminished. More than 79 per cent of respondents in a recent poll by the Arthritis Society said people don’t take the disease seriously. Arthritis Society

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