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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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Dec 10

Province turns to private sector for help reducing surgery wait times Alberta is increasing public funding to non-hospital surgical clinics to address the serious backlog in joint replacement surgeries in that province. Addressing wait times is one of our key areas of advocacy focus: arthritis is the leading cause of joint replacement surgeries, including 99% of... Calgary Herald