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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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May 28

Arthritis Society Canada launches campaign to address surgical backlogs
TORONTO, May 28, 2024 – Arthritis Society Canada launched its advocacy campaign, The Wait, today, pressing all levels of government to work together and create a pan-Canadian strategy to end the crisis of surgical backlogs across the country.Over 99 percent of knee  and 70 percent of...
Arthritis In the News
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May 14

An evening of glamour, inspiration and awareness in Vancouver
Arthritis Fire Ball Vancouver Ignites Change with Gala Supporting Women and Children Unified in their mission to end the agony of arthritis, Arthritis Fire Ball Vancouver brought together a sold-out crowd of philanthropists and sponsors this past weekend. Together, they rallied to raise...
Arthritis Society Canada
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Apr 18

Celebrity Roast commemorates 30 years of transformative impact in Atlantic Canada
Last night in Halifax, Nova Scotia, more than 500 guests joined Arthritis Society Canada in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Celebrity Roast, an evening of humor and philanthropy dedicated to raising lifechanging funds for nearly half a million people in Atlantic Canada living with...
Arthritis Society Canada