Arthritis Society (The)

Site: South West Region

Service: Arthritis Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID-19 Service Change: Offices are closed. In-person workshops and events cancelled. Virtual services are available.
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-433-2191
Toll Free Phone 1-800-321-1433 ext 1221
Fax 519-433-7035
Primary Contact Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program; Phone: 519-433-2191 ext 1221
Alternate Contact Support and Self-Management; Phone: 1-800-321-1433 ext 3599
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) 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
  • arthritis and work
  • managing chronic pain
  • navigating your healthcare
  • overcoming fatigue
  • eating well
  • staying active
  • daily living
  • medical cannabis and arthritis

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

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

Medication Reference Guide - Medication guide is designed to help make informed decisions about arthritis treatment plans and assist in asking health care teams questions around available medications

Services and Programs:
  • Chatham-Kent Program
  • Elgin Program
  • Owen Sound Program
  • Oxford Program
  • Perth Program
  • Sarnia-Lambton Program
  • Windsor Program
Hours By appointment
Areas Served Bruce County ; Chatham-Kent ; Elgin County ; Essex County ; Grey County ; Huron County ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Oxford County ; Perth County
Boundaries Grey County, Huron County, Oxford County, Bruce, Chatham-Kent, Elgin, Essex, Lambton, Middlesex, and Perth
Eligibility People of any age with any form of a confirmed arthritis diagnosis and their families
Application Self-referral or referral from health care provider for people with arthritis * see referral form or call office
Languages English ; French
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1948
Funding Provincial - SWLHIN ; Private - Donations
Site Information
Site Location London (Central)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
400 York St, Suite 204
London, ON N6B 3N2
Intersection Colborne St and York St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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