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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 May 4, 2018

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About Us
Dedicated to a vision of a world where people are free from the devastating effects that arthritis has on lives, 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.

Events:
9th Annual Walk for Arthritis
Sunday, June 03, 2018

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