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Organization: Arthritis Society (The) - North East  
Phone Numbers: 705-673-4641 ext 1401
Toll-Free: 1-800-321-1433 ext 1401
Fax: 705-673-2337
Email: info@arthritis.ca
Website: www.arthritis.ca
Address:
Rainbow Centre
40 Elm St, Suite 283
Sudbury, ON
P3C 5N3
Intersection: Elm St and Notre Dame Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: By appointment
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

Services and Programs:

Fees: Free
Application: Self-referral or referral from health care provider for people with arthritis * see referral form or call office
Eligibility / Target Population: People of any age with any form of a confirmed arthritis diagnosis and their families
Languages: English * French
Area Served:
Northeastern Ontario  
See Also: Arthritis
Community Support Services

This information was last completely updated on November 5, 2018

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Updated November 5, 2018
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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.
Link to connect.northeasthealthline.ca