Managing Chronic Pain

Learn how you can minimize the effect of pain on your day-to-day in our new online learning module

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Explore the new Arthritis Society Gift Catalogue

Give a meaningful gift to your loved ones that will have an impact on Canadians living with arthritis. Shop from our new gift catalogue now!

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What if... Santa couldn't deliver the presents?

Arthritis can cause overwhelming fatigue.

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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


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


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


Providing patient-centric, evidenced-based information and resources to empower people affected by arthritis.

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Your generosity puts us closer to a world where people are free from the devastating effects that arthritis has on lives.

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Live Better with Arthritis

Essential tips and guidance for moving through life with arthritis.

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Lack of accessible apartments forces Summerside man to live in motel There are rougly 300 accessible apartmenst on PEI, however there is no central database listing units.  CBC News
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Meniscus removal in knee surgery can cause major cell death after just hours of exercise: study Researchers at the University of Calgary have put a formerly common knee surgery practice under the microscope to find how it can cause osteoarthritis. CBC News
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Dec 11

Occurrence of and referral to specialists for pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non–First Nations children and youth Indigenous youth have higher rates of chronic health conditions interfering with healthy development, including arthritis. A new study explores differences in pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non–First Nations children. News Medical

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