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Arthritis Society
Sault Ste Marie
Arthritis Services

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Description
  • Encourages all individuals living with arthritis to be informed and involved in their treatment process and to be an active participant when it comes to leading as healthful a life as possible
  • Researches for underlying causes and subsequent cures for arthritis, while promoting the best possible care for both children and adults who live with arthritis
  • Raises funds for research, patient care and public education
  • Encourages and involves a growing number of volunteers

Services and programs offered include the following:
  • Public Information
  • Public Forums
  • Support for rheumatic disease units
  • Medical Information
  • Research

Arthritis Registry
  • Delivers information, programs and services designed to suit the needs of individuals living with arthritis
  • Provides an information package tailored to individual's request
  • Communicates advance notices and invitations for arthritis events in the community
  • Offers tips on living with arthritis

Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP)
  • Exercising with arthritis
  • Managing pain
  • Eating healthy
  • Preventing fatigue
  • Protecting joints
  • Taking arthritis medications
  • Dealing with stress and depression
  • Working with your doctor and healthcare team
  • Evaluating alternative treatments
  • Outsmarting arthritis and problem solving

Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program (AREP)
  • Provides a personalized program for individuals with a confirmed diagnosis of arthritis
Hours of Operation
Tue 10 am-4 pm * Thu 10 am-12 noon
Eligibility
Individuals suffering from or concerned about any form of arthritis

Residency Requirements: Surrounding communities within the district of Algoma
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
Program - There is a cost for splinting, orthotics &/or assistive device materials recommended by the Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program (AREP) and for the material required for the Arthritis Self-Management Program course
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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