Arthritis is Canada’s most prevalent chronic condition (1 in 5) for which there is no cure. Osteoporosis affects over 1.4 million Canadians, and conditions like these can have severe long-term implications on patients if they are not caught early and/or managed properly.
The Bones & Joints campaign aims to work with leaders and experts in the field to educate Canadians on signs and symptoms, the best resources and tools available to empower them to advocate for their health and stimulate patient-care team conversations – thus increasing the likelihood of early detection and better condition management.
Collaborating and communicating openly with their healthcare provider helps RA patients reach their goals.
Even though arthritis is the number one cause of long-term disability in Canada, the misconception that it only affects the elderly still looms large.
Do you feel aches and pains in your joints? These could be signs of osteoarthritis (OA).
Now is your opportunity to help drown out RA with your own voice, and, with your doctor, come up with a plan to help you reach your treatment goals
The Stop OsteoARthritis program aims to help people with a prior knee injury to reduce their risk of developing osteoarthritis.
Arthritic conditions cause pain, mobility problems, and diminished quality of life. Read how targeted natural approaches to bone and joint health can help.
How CAPA has been involved with the Canadian Rheumatology Association in the development of best-practice statements for virtual health care.