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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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Jun 04

Dr. Catherine Cook joins Arthritis Society Canada as National Indigenous Advisor
TORONTO, June 4, 2024 – Arthritis Society Canada is excited to welcome Dr. Catherine Cook as its first-ever National Indigenous Advisor. Dr. Cook's clinical and academic background will be instrumental in guiding the Arthritis Action Plan– a nationwide strategy to...
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May 30

Arthritis Society Canada sets the fashion industry ablaze with Fashion on Fire
This past Wednesday, Arthritis Society Canada hosted more than 450 guests at its third annual Fashion on Fire in Toronto, shining a light on the crucial need for more adaptive clothing in mainstream fashion and changing the narrative about the devasting effects of arthritis, a chronic and...
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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...
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