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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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Mar 10

New interactive tool launched for workers with arthritis and other chronic conditions
A new evidence-based tool from the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) will help workers with chronic and often episodic health conditions continue to work safely, comfortably and productively in their jobs.
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Feb 21

Seven finalists vying for Arthritis Ideator Awards
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE$200,000 to be awarded at competition event on April 20, 2023  TORONTO – Seven leading innovators from across Canada have been named finalists in Arthritis Society Canada’s second Arthritis Ideator AwardsTM for their promising ideas that could transform...
Arthritis Society Canada
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Feb 01

Arthritis research conference: Register to learn about exciting work underway
Arthritis researchers and arthritis advocates from across Canada will be gathering virtually at the fourth annual Canadian Arthritis Research Conference (CARC) on Feb. 15 and 16, 2023 to discuss exciting new research underway.  People living with arthritis – and people who care for...
Arthritis Society Canada