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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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Sep 08

Generous gift of $750,000 from the O’Sullivan Family inspires people
The gift will honour Arthritis Society Canada’s efforts as it marks its 75th anniversary this year.Vancouver's O’Sullivan Family demonstrates its commitment to improving the health and well-being of people living with arthritis by making an inspirational $750,000 gift to Arthritis...
Arthritis Society Canada
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Sep 07

Seven-in-10 Canadians fear getting arthritis, or fear they already have it
Arthritis Society Canada survey tackles the worry, prevalence and complexity of the chronic, incurable disease.
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Aug 28

Revealing the many Faces of Arthritis
Arthritis has many faces. This incurable disease scorches no two lives the same way.  This September, for Arthritis Awareness Month, we are running a national campaign called Faces of Arthritis. To help bust myths and misconceptions, we will share real stories of Canadians from coast-to...
Arthritis Society Canada