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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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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
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Jun 01

Arthritis Society statement in response to Newfoundland budget Jone Mitchell   Executive Director, Atlantic Region     We’re pleased to see the government highlight in yesterday’s budget its commitment to supporting the delivery of a 10-year Health Accord to meet the health-care needs of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. The... Arthritis Society
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May 20

Quebec biosimilars announcement The transition to a biosimilar can take place safely under the right conditions, improve access to treatment while also providing savings that can be reinvested into expanded healthcare. The Arthritis Society’s priority is to ensure that people living with arthritis have access to the life... Arthritis Society