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Arthritis Society (The) - Ontario Division

Arthritis Society (The) - Ontario Division
393 University Ave Suite 1700, Toronto, ON M5G 1E6
Toronto Downtown Central
416-979-7228
1-800-321-1433
416-979-8366
Ontario
Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm * services by appointment
People of all ages with any form of a confirmed arthritis diagnosis and their families/parents
Funds and promotes arthritis education, research-based solutions and community-based support

Education, programs and support to people living with arthritis

Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program: Community-based rehabilitation program
* physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers available
* individual consultation and group education sessions
* topics may include:
  • dealing with pain
  • arthritis medications
  • exercises to reduce stiffness, increase strength and improve fitness
  • new ways to be active and minimize stress on joints
  • coping with the emotional impact of arthritis
  • self-management strategies

Support and Self Management Programs:

Chronic Pain Management Workshops - 2 hour course on pain management
* participants learn new information and skills, discuss ideas and share experiences with others that have chronic pain or care about people who live with chronic pain

Online self-management courses - E-learning programs, including "Mental Health and Well Being" and "Overcoming Fatigue"

Support for Childhood Arthritis - Resources to help families live better with childhood arthritis
* includes: Childhood Arthritis Backpack Program, Arthritis Camps, Family Day (Project THRIVE), MediKidz Online, other resources

Flourish - Online health and wellness advice, self-management tips, inspirational stories aimed to help you move through life with arthritis
Self-referral or referral from health care provider for people with arthritis * see referral form or call office
English; French
Free
Fully Accessible
Non Profit
11-Sep-19
18-Sep-19
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Arthritis Society (The) - Ontario Division
Address: 393 University Ave Suite 1700, Toronto, ON M5G 1E6;
Phone: 416-979-7228
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