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    Sep 20

    Arthritis Society Canada announces 21 new research awards
    Osteoarthritis causes knee pain for millions of Canadians. But are we missing the bigger picture when investigating pain in the knee?  PhD candidate Samantha Leech of the University of Calgary will be exploring the role of the brain in knee osteoarthritis pain. The research will look...
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    Sep 19

    Green light therapy for osteoarthritis pain relief
    Pain is often invisible – but its impact can be devastating. Almost two-thirds of people living with osteoarthritis report they don’t experience adequate pain relief. “People are sometimes told to ‘just get on with it.’ Personally, I find this unacceptable,&rdquo...
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    Aug 30

    Launching a flare
    Arthritis Society Canada raising the alarm this Arthritis Awareness Month  TORONTO –  Six million Canadians live with the fire of arthritis and are seriously good at hiding their pain. It’s a defensive skill adopted after hearing “it’s just arthritis&rdquo...
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    Aug 08

    Arthritis Society Canada
    To reinforce the national scope and impact of the important work we do, the Arthritis Society is adding “Canada” to our name.  We are Canada’s largest, most comprehensive arthritis charity dedicated to extinguishing the fire of arthritis from coast to coast to coast. As we...
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    Aug 05

    Canada to shine blue for Arthritis Awareness Month
    Buildings and landmarks across Canada will be lit up in blue at the beginning of September to shine a spotlight on arthritis and mark the start of Arthritis Awareness Month.   Help us shine even brighter by asking your town or municipality or a landmark in your community to join the...
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    Jul 06

    Risks outweigh benefits in viscosupplementation for knee osteoarthritis, study finds
    A study published today by Arthritis Society researcher, Dr. Bruno da Costa, in the prestigious The BMJ has concluded the risks of viscosupplementation for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis outweigh its benefits. Viscosupplementation – also called hyaluronan injections &ndash...
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    May 04

    Arthritis Society announces additional three recipients of Ignite Research Grant
    From artificial intelligence to green light therapy to a poop pill, the latest recipients of the Arthritis Society’s Ignite Research Grants are definitely thinking outside of the box to fight the fire of arthritis.  Dr. Lillian Barra of Western University will investigate if...
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    Apr 29

    Arthritis Society responds to Ontario budget
    Statement from Trish Barbato, President and CEO  We applaud the Ontario government and Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy for making the surgical backlog a priority in today’s budget.Funding for hospital infrastructure and the $300 million investment in 2022-23 for the Surgical Recovery...
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    Apr 26

    Arthritis Society volunteers recognized
    In honour of National Volunteer Week, the Arthritis Society is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s Mary Pack Volunteer Awards.   Named after our founder, the awards celebrate the dedication of our outstanding volunteers and the contributions they make to the Arthritis...
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