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Organization: Arthritis Society (The) - Thunder Bay  
Phone Numbers: 807-345-9535
Toll-Free: 1-800-268-9535
Toronto: 1-800-321-1433
Fax: 807-344-1915
Email: info@on.arthritis.ca
Website: www.arthritis.ca
Address:
895 Tungsten St, Ste 5
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 6H2
Intersection: Tungsten St and Central Ave
Location: North Ward
Accessibility: Partially Accessible    Partially Accessible
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Contacts: Shelley Graham - Community Engagement Specialist
807-345-9535 ext 5
Service Description: Encourages all individuals living with arthritis to be informed and involved in their treatment process and to be an active participant when it comes to leading as healthful a life as possible

Located at Tungsten St near Central Ave

  • Encourages all individuals living with arthritis to be informed and involved in their treatment process and to be an active participant when it comes to leading as healthful a life as possible
  • Researches for underlying causes and subsequent cures for arthritis, while promoting the best possible care for both children and adults who live with arthritis
  • Raises funds for research, patient care and public education
  • Encourages and involves a growing number of volunteers

  • Services and programs offered include the following
    • Public Information
    • Public Forums
    • Support for rheumatic disease units
    • Medical Information
    • Research

    Arthritis Registry
    • Delivers information, programs and services designed to suit the needs of individuals living with arthritis
    • Provides an information package tailored to individual's request
    • Communicates advance notices and invitations for arthritis events in the community
    • Offers tips on living with arthritis

    Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP)
    • Exercising with arthritis
    • Managing pain
    • Eating healthy
    • Preventing fatigue
    • Protecting joints
    • Taking arthritis medications
    • Dealing with stress and depression
    • Working with your doctor and healthcare team
    • Evaluating alternative treatments
    • Outsmarting arthritis and problem solving

    Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program (AREP)
    Provides a personalized program for individuals with a confirmed diagnosis of arthritis

    Fees: Fees for splinting and orthotics materials used and for the material required for the Arthritis Self-Management courses
    Application: Varies by program * call for more information
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People suffering from or concerned about any form of arthritis
    Languages: English
    Area(s) Served: Cochrane, Kenora District, Rainy River District, Thunder Bay City, Thunder Bay District
    See Also: Arthritis

    This information was last completely updated on December 15, 2016

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