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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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Apr 20

Arthritis Society responds to the federal budget Trish Barbato  President and CEO We are pleased to see the federal government reiterate its commitment to boost the federal health transfer in yesterday’s budget but that is a one-time hike. More needs to be done to address the wait times crisis affecting patients across the... Arthritis Society
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Apr 13

Hip replacement can't come fast enough for B.C. couple Richard and Sharon Clements have written an open letter to Premier Horgan and health minister Adrian Dix, reaching out to address the issue of elective surgery being postponed with no schedule set for those currently in need.Sharon, 74, needs a new hip and suffers with the damaged one every day. Prince George Citizen
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Apr 13

Four new research grants funded Thanks to generous donor support, the Arthritis Society is able to invest in additional research to help improve the lives of people living with arthritis.   In addition to the eight awards announced earlier this year, the Arthritis Society is pleased to announce it will be funding four... Arthritis Society