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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 27

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) In our latest Arthritis Talks special webinar on May 21, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Raja Rampersaud and physiotherapist Marcia Correale discuss what to do if your surgery has been delayed, how to manage your arthritis pain and strategies to keep you moving in the age of COVID-19. Watch it again, or... Arthritis Society
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Mar 03

Arthritis Matters - March 2020 Food for thoughtArthritis and nutritionAn arthritis diagnosis changed the life of Kia Peters. At the age of 24, she changed her eating habits – and her career path. She’s now on the way to becoming a registered dietician. During March, which is Nutrition Month, we are reminded that... Arthritis Society
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Jan 07

Arthritis Matters - January 2020 New year, new youJanuary is a great time to introduce changes that can improve your overall health and ultimately your ability to cope with the challenges of arthritis. Check out these articles for simple tips you can incorporate into your daily life.Eating healthy foodsWalking to stay... Arthritis Society