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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 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
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Apr 17

National surgical wait times strategy needed
Originally ran in The Hill Times on April 17, 2024 OPINION | BY TRISH BARBATO Imagine what it’s like to live with constant pain. Every single move, a reminder of the debilitating ache in your joints. Each mundane activity, whether it’s putting on socks or walking across the room...
The Hill Times