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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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Mar 06

Nova Scotia far from reaching hip and joint replacement targets The Nova Scotia government won't come close to fulfilling its pledge in 2017 to meet the national standard for hip and knee replacement wait times. In October 2017, the Nova Scotia Health Authority pledged to hit the six-month benchmark by April 1, 2020. Arthritis affects more than 1 in... Chatelaine
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Jun 04

Walk for Arthritis celebrates 10 years of support (6 photos) Doneta Rasmussen knows the pain of arthritis all too well having watched her daughter live with the condition since the age of five. As a way of giving back, Rasmussen has been volunteering with the Arthritis Society for the past 25 years, and on Sunday, she participated in the 10th Annual... Chatelaine