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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


Investments in research seek to understand the causes, realize innovations that improve quality of life and discover a cure.
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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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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 26

MUN students running Signal Hill for Arthritis Society A group of medical students from Memorial University are in the midst of running one of St. John's most challenging routes every day for an entire month, sweating it out up Signal Hill in support of Newfoundland and Labrador's Arthritis Society. CBC 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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