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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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Jan 26

Arthritis Society Canada announces 7 new appointments to Board of Directors
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEArthritis Society Canada, Canada’s national charity dedicated to extinguishing arthritis, is pleased to announce the appointment of seven outstanding new members to its Board of Directors.Joining the Board of Directors are:Jeffrey Brown Chief...
Arthritis Society Canada
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Jan 23

Your aching joints are telling you something
New campaign urges Canadians to take action now Early diagnosis and treatment of arthritis are critical to minimizing the impact of joint damage and disability. Yet research suggests there could be as many Canadians living with undiagnosed arthritis as there are people who have a diagnosis...
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Jan 18

Unlocking potential with 8 new arthritis research projects
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arthritis Society Canada is committed to unlocking the most powerful solutions to Canada’s most common chronic condition. Today, we announce the recipients of eight grants and awards that will help build careers and push boundaries in arthritis research.  ...
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