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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 20

Arthritis Society announces 8 new research awards Worldwide, low back pain due to osteoarthritis of the spine is the single largest cause of years lived with disability. Thanks to Arthritis Society funding, Dr. Lisbet Haglund in Montreal is investigating two promising therapies that could lead to the first disease-modifying drugs for... Arthritis Society
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Jan 14

Top 10 Research Advances of 2020 Year after year, researchers are continuing to push the boundaries on our understanding of arthritis and 2020 was no different.From “zombie” cells to fake fingernails, medical cannabis to how parents influence their children’s treatments, the Arthritis Society’s Top 10... Arthritis Society
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Jan 06

Movin’ in the Morning AREP physiotherapist Ingrid Beam joined Breakfast Television for its daily ‘Movin’ in the Morning’ segment on Wednesday, Jan. 6. Ingrid shared some simple and easy exercises that can make a big difference when moving from standing to sitting.  For the six million... Arthritis Society