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Is running bad for our knees?

October 19, 2018 (Vancouver, BC): A recent study by researchers from the University of...

ARThritis Soirée returns to The Roof on May 22, 2019!

  October 18, 2018 (Vancouver, BC) – Arthritis Research Canada’s signature event, the...

Arthritis at Age 12: Taylor Duffy’s Story

This letter was written by Taylor Duffy, a teen with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis...

Arthritis Research Canada’s Dr. John Esdaile Talks Arthritis on Global’s “Ask An Expert”

Want to find out more about arthritis? Join Arthritis Research Canada's scientific director, Dr....

Everyone’s Arthritis Journey is Different: Shanon McQuitty’s Story

Shanon McQuitty was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) at the age of 48. Before her...

 

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Is running bad for our knees?

October 19, 2018 (Vancouver, BC): A recent study by researchers from the University of British Columbia's Department of Physical Therapy and Arthritis Research Canada has revealed that Canadians view running as an activity that can damage their knees, but...

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ARThritis Soirée returns to The Roof on May 22, 2019!

  October 18, 2018 (Vancouver, BC) – Arthritis Research Canada’s signature event, the ARThritis Soirée, will celebrate its seventh year of raising funds for arthritis research on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at The Roof, Hotel Vancouver.   The...

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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....

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The Morning After: J.G. Chayko’s Story

By J.G. Chayko – The Old Lady in My Bones It was a typical November morning for the Pacific West Coast - overcast and damp, infused with the chill bite of marine air. A grey light filtered through the curtains. I lay in bed listening to the rain slap against the...

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Nadia Prestley’s Story

Most of us plan for the future we want, but a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis can send our future plans into a tailspin of uncertainty. Before my official diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), I was a raising my family, working full time, commuting a fair distance...

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Arthritis Awareness Month Facebook Contest

Arthritis Awareness Month is all about getting people to think about arthritis. So this September, we're holding a Facebook contest that involves answering a multiple choice question about arthritis. Everything you need to know about our contest can be...

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I’m Dr. John Esdaile, Ask Me Anything

Do you have questions about arthritis?   Join Dr. John Esdaile, Arthritis Research Canada’s Scientific Director, for a Reddit AMA “Ask Me Anything” on September 7th at 1pm PDT.   Please click here to view the AMA.    Ask questions about the more than 100 different...

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Diagnosing knee osteoarthritis with Leslie Nielsen

Do you experience knee pain? You might have osteoarthritis - a form of arthritis that affects an estimated five million Canadians. Three simple knee exam tests can help diagnose osteoarthritis even when a patient's x-rays are normal. Watch Dr. Jolanda Cibere and the...

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Pharmacists can help identify osteoarthritis

Doctors don’t always have to be the ones to diagnose arthritis in patients. In fact, pharmacists are uniquely positioned to identify and help with therapy for people who have chronic conditions like osteoarthritis. Many people with knee pain do not receive optimal...

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The Importance of Weight Management

  As found in Dr. Jolanda Cibere's recent research, there is a link between obesity and developing knee osteoarthritis due to inflammation. Maintaining a healthy weight and participating in exercise are two key tools that can decrease risk. Manage your weight with...

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Highlights from the 2018 CRA Conference

  This year’s Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) conference took place in a snowy Vancouver landscape. As a member of the Arthritis Patient Advisory Board (APAB) of Arthritis Research Canada (ARC), I was privileged to gain access to the conference. Attending a...

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