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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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Oct 21

Could a common treatment for joint pain do more harm than good? Corticosteroids are often injected directly into the joint tissue for pain relief, but experts are calling into question the efficacy and safety of this treatment.  Our Chief Scheince Officer, Sian Bevan, is quoted about the impact of OA in canada and the need for research into new... CBC Radio Canada
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Jan 18

Repeated pain makes men more sensitive — but not women A new study by Canadian researchers has found that men and women remember pain differently and that the memory of earlier pain makes men hypersensitive to later pain, but not women. CBC Radio Canada