24,000 CANADIAN CHILDREN LIVE WITH ARTHRITIS
The Arthritis Society supports families with programs, resources
Arthritis is often thought of as a disease associated with aging, however, a report released today by The Arthritis Society estimates that as many as 24,000 Canadian children aged 18 and under live with a form of arthritis, or more than 3 out of every 1,000 kids.
TOUGHING IT OUT, SURVEY REVEALS CANADIANS WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS PAIN ‘KNEED TO MOVE’
But medication concerns, lifestyle and other challenges keeps them sidelined
Canadians with osteoarthritis (OA) “kneed to move,” but too often related knee pain holds them back. A new survey reveals that even though this pain impacts quality of life – both physically and emotionally – too few are taking steps to address it.
THE ARTHRITIS SOCIETY COMMITS $4.5 MILLION IN RESEARCH FUNDING
The Arthritis Society today announced the commitment of over $4.5 million in funding for arthritis research across the country. The Arthritis Society is the largest non-government funder of basic and applied arthritis research in Canada.
NEW STUDY HIGHLIGHTS STRAIN ARTHRITIS PLACES ON HEALTH-CARE SYSTEM
At a time when hospitals across Canada are trying to cut costs by scaling back or closing arthritis clinics, the burden of the disease on our health-care system is only increasing.
ROI of One Life: It’s Time to Put Arthritis on the Radar
The Arthritis Society has contributed to a new report on the impact of arthritis in the workplace, and the steps that can be taken to help reduce the burden it places on Canada’s
High Impact of Arthritis in the Workplace Draws Focus
As we kick off Arthritis Awareness Month, one of the key issues we want to draw attention to is the impact of arthritis in Canadian workplaces.