Overcoming Osteoarthritis Obstacles at Work

Is your osteoarthritis (OA) giving you a difficult time at work? What’s your biggest challenge? Fatigue, pain, stress, inability to meet work productivity, depression? These are just some of the challenges you may face at work when you live with arthritis. But what if...

Why me? This can’t be happening – I’m not even old!

Regaining balance after an arthritis diagnosis Kelly English is the co-chair of Arthritis Research Canada’s Patient Advisory Board. She was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) 23 years ago and it took a strong support team to help her regain balance and quality...

Surviving the Holiday Season with Arthritis

The holidays are a busy, and often overwhelming, time of year. Visiting relatives, attending parties, shopping, wrapping gifts, baking and other tasks can lead to packed social calendars and endless to-do lists. Add pain, fatigue, depression and other symptoms to the...

Give a gift of hope this #GivingTuesday

  Giving Tuesday kicks off the holiday giving season every year. It’s a time to celebrate giving, both in time and money, to causes that help others. More than 5.6 million Canadians live with arthritis – a debilitating disease that can lead to serious and...

Putting patients in the driver’s seat

How participating in research can help patients take control of their treatment Maria Orozco Ramirez recently participated in an Arthritis Research Canada survey about Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases. She has rheumatoid arthritis and lupus and has experienced...

Arthritis at Age 12: Taylor Duffy’s Story

This letter was written by Taylor Duffy, a teen with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA), to Arthritis Research Canada. It is written in her own words because we feel it conveys the emotion and raw experience of being diagnosed with arthritis at a young age....