Move Your Way

A new way to make a difference to 6 million Canadians with arthritis.

What COVID-19 means for you and your family if you have arthritis.

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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Nov 05

Arthritis Society responds to Ontario budget Statement from Trish Barbato, President and CEO We’re pleased today’s provincial budget reiterates the Ontario government’s commitment to help address the surgical backlog, including joint replacement surgery, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Arthritis is the... Arthritis Society
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Oct 28

Surgery and scan backlogs set to worsen without government funding, CMA says Ongoing surgical and diagnostic backlogs will only worsen without immediate government help to address a strained health-care system, says the Canadian Medical Association, which found average wait-times increased by one-to-two months for the most common procedures in the first wave. CBC 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

Upcoming Events

Nov 25
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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome/Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder Workshop
Nov 26
2:00 PM
Nov26
2:00 PM

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Osteoarthritis of the Hand
Nov 26
11:00 PM

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