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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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Jul 21

Arthritis 'life hacks' on BT Arthritis Society President and CEO Trish Barbato appeared on Breakfast Television (BT) Monday to share some useful arthritis "life hacks" for the kitchen.Most of the items featured can be purchased online or at any home improvement store.We've produced a number of Arthritis Life... Arthritis Society
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Jul 20

Osteoarthritis starts earlier than you think 30 per cent of Canadians with the disease are diagnosed before 45, new study revealsTORONTO, JULY 20, 2021 — Unlike most mothers her age, Eileen Davidson, 35, can’t play with her eight-year-old son because of pain and fatigue.“I often feel like a bad mother because of... Arthritis Society
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Jun 23

Arthritis Society calls for Canadian Task Force to address joint replacement wait times Media Release:Releases working group report with recommendations to improve the system for patientsTORONTO – June 23, 2021 – With far too many Canadians facing excessively long waits for joint replacement surgery, the Arthritis Society is calling for immediate action to address the... Arthritis Society