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    Sep 20

    Arthritis Society Canada announces 21 new research awards
    Osteoarthritis causes knee pain for millions of Canadians. But are we missing the bigger picture when investigating pain in the knee?  PhD candidate Samantha Leech of the University of Calgary will be exploring the role of the brain in knee osteoarthritis pain. The research will look...
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    Sep 19

    Green light therapy for osteoarthritis pain relief
    Pain is often invisible – but its impact can be devastating. Almost two-thirds of people living with osteoarthritis report they don’t experience adequate pain relief. “People are sometimes told to ‘just get on with it.’ Personally, I find this unacceptable,&rdquo...
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    Sep 15

    ‘It’s more common than people think’: diagnosed with arthritis at 14
    High school wasn’t exactly easy for Jalesa Martin, who underwent two knee replacement surgeries before graduating from Grade 12.The 24-year-old Brampton woman was diagnosed with lupus arthritis at the age of 14 and was placed on a drug called prednisone to help ease the symptoms. &ldquo...
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    Sep 14

    What It Feels Like: First Crohn's disease, then arthritis
    Kayla Jenkins knew something was wrong for years — as someone with a family history of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), she knew her symptoms weren’t normal. A few years after being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, Jenkins was also experiencing joint pain that was very similar...
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    Sep 01

    Aquacise can be a good for those with arthritis
    It’s an easy recipe — add water, workout, repeat. And the results of aquacise are whetting the appetite of many seniors looking for full-body workouts without some of the challenges posed by other options.Serena Alibhai, recreation program specialist with the city, says it is an all...
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    Aug 30

    Launching a flare
    Arthritis Society Canada raising the alarm this Arthritis Awareness Month  TORONTO –  Six million Canadians live with the fire of arthritis and are seriously good at hiding their pain. It’s a defensive skill adopted after hearing “it’s just arthritis&rdquo...
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    Aug 08

    Arthritis Society Canada
    To reinforce the national scope and impact of the important work we do, the Arthritis Society is adding “Canada” to our name.  We are Canada’s largest, most comprehensive arthritis charity dedicated to extinguishing the fire of arthritis from coast to coast to coast. As we...
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    Aug 05

    Canada to shine blue for Arthritis Awareness Month
    Buildings and landmarks across Canada will be lit up in blue at the beginning of September to shine a spotlight on arthritis and mark the start of Arthritis Awareness Month.   Help us shine even brighter by asking your town or municipality or a landmark in your community to join the...
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    Jul 18

    Arthritis is so much more than just a few aches and pains
    When Rachel Gehue was referred to a pediatric rheumatologist, she was already experiencing pain and swelling in her ankles. The symptoms that first appeared after having her spleen removed seem to resolve without treatment, but weeks later, returned. She was eventually diagnosed with juvenile...
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