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Organization: Arthritis Society (The) - South West Region  
Phone Numbers: 519-433-2191
Toll-Free: 1-800-321-1433 ext 1221
Fax: 519-433-7035
Email: info@arthritis.ca
Website: www.arthritis.ca
Address:
400 York St, Suite 204
London, ON
N6B 3N2
Intersection: Colborne St and York St
Location: London (Central)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: By appointment
Contacts: Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program
519-433-2191 ext 1221

Support and Self Management
1-800-321-1433 ext 3360
Service Description: 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"

Project Thrive - annual event for families living with childhood arthritis to come together, learn and have fun

Fees: Free
Application: Self-referral or referral from health care provider for people with arthritis * see referral form or call office
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People of any age with any form of a confirmed arthritis diagnosis and their families
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French website
Area(s) Served:
Grey County, Huron County, Oxford County, Bruce, Chatham-Kent, Elgin, Essex, Lambton, Middlesex, and Perth  
See Also: Arthritis
Community Support Services

This information was last completely updated on April 27, 2017

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About Us
Dedicated to a vision of living well while creating a future without arthritis, The Arthritis Society is Canada’s principal health charity providing education, programs and support to Canadians living with arthritis and is the largest non-government funder of arthritis research in Canada.