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About 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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Arthritis Types A-Z


In this section arthritis experts provide you with information on the main types of arthritis, frequently asked questions, treatments and suggestions for self-management.

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Oct 01

Jiffy Giving Back to Help Ease the Pain of Home Maintenance Jiffy and Arthritis Society have entered a month-long partnership to help ease the pain of home maintenance for people with arthritis, and give back to help fund cutting-edge research, proactive advocacy and innovative solutions for people with arthritis. Throughout the month of October in... Arthritis Society
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Jul 30

CBD for dogs: A practical guide for animal owners Dogs seem to respond very well to one specific chemical in cannabis—cannabidiol. However, when it comes to using Cannabis sativa products for dogs, pet parents have to be extra careful. Learn about using cannabis as an alternative treatment for dogs. Public
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Feb 02

New joints for arthritis sufferers among U of T research projects receiving Connaught Innovation Award support For millions of Canadians with hands gnarled by arthritis, a promising new treatment could see their diseased joints replaced with new tissue-engineered joints developed at the University of Toronto. Arthritis Society