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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
Public Contacts: Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program
519-433-2191 ext 1221

Support and Self Management
1-800-321-1433 ext 3535
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
:

Online self-management courses - E-learning programs, including "Mental Health and Well Being", "Joint Matters at Work", "Managing Chronic Pain", "You and Your Healthcare Provider" and "Overcoming Fatigue"

Support for Childhood Arthritis - resources for families living with childhood arthritis

Flourish - Online health and wellness advice, self-management tips, inspirational stories

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
Language Notes: French website
Area Served:
Grey County, Huron County, Oxford County, Bruce, Chatham-Kent, Elgin, Essex, Lambton, Middlesex, and Perth  
See Also: Arthritis

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.