Flare
What arthritis feels like.

You see a flare.
Someone with arthritis sees their pain.

What does the pain
and fire of arthritis
feel like?

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Are you arthritis smart?

If we’re going to outsmart arthritis and the fire it brings to millions, everyone needs to be smart about arthritis.

Take the Arthritis IQ quiz

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6 million
Canadians with arthritis
1 in 5 Canadians live with the pain of arthritis.

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55%
of people with arthritis are under 65
Arthritis is not an older person’s disease.

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Children
get arthritis too
As many as 25,000 Canadian children seek healthcare for arthritis.

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100+
different types of arthritis
Arthritis is a complex disease.

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A leading
cause of disability
It costs the economy billions every year.

Fuel life-changing research

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Why we fight the fire of arthritis

Mathieu

When Mathieu stopped joining the Tuesday hockey game. And nobody thought to ask why.

Mathieu

When Mathieu stopped joining the Tuesday hockey game. And nobody thought to ask why.

Alex

When Alex said soccer was stupid, and her friends didn’t understand why.

Alex

When Alex said soccer was stupid, and her friends didn’t understand why.

Charlotte

When Charlotte said she couldn’t play hide and seek, and her kids didn’t understand.

Charlotte

When Charlotte said she couldn’t play hide and seek, and her kids didn’t understand.

Our Impact
We are fighting the fire of arthritis with the fire of research, innovation, advocacy and information.
2.5M Canadians reached last year with trusted information
$5.3M invested last year in research
65,731 people last year received direct or one-on-one support through our education and information programs.


Our partners

Thank you to our partners for helping us fight the fire of arthritis.

Sapphire Sponsors: Grand Imperial Conclave Charitable Foundation of Canada, Pfizer