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    Welcome to the Arthritis Foundation

    The largest and most trusted nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the needs and challenges of people living with arthritis.

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    Join the Arthritis Foundation Consumer Panel for a chance to win a $1,000 Amazon Gift Card.

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    The Arthritis Foundation's online home for the 300,000 families living with juvenile arthritis.

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    Know Your Medications

    Learn about the many drugs used to treat arthritis and arthritis-related conditions.

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Scientific Discovery

ACL Feasibility Study Could Revolutionize Treatment for Osteoarthritis

ACL Feasibility Trial:

Ground breaking study that could revolutionize arthritis diagnosis and treatment.

RA Challenge

RA Dream Challenge:

Innovative scientific challenge to improve the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Upcoming Events


October 24-26, 2014

Segal North American Osteoarthritis Workshop

Arthritis researchers from North America and Europe will present new osteoarthritis research that could lead to better ways to detect, treat, prevent and cure osteoarthritis (OA).

Advocacy & Access

Med Mutual:

Arthritis Foundation works with insurer to increase treatment options.


Fighting for Access to Care:

See all the ways that we are working to ensure that you have access to healthcare.

News & Updates

October 30, 2014

Leading Patient Advocacy Organizations Launch Coalition to Ensure the Voices of Patients

Twenty-two leading patient advocacy organizations today announced the launch of Patients for Biologics Safety & Access (PBSA), a coalition dedicated to protecting patient access to safe and effective biologic medicines.

Massage Envy Spa Raises Over $1 Million For Arthritis Foundation In One Day

October 27, 2014

Massage Envy Spa Raises Over $1 Million For Arthritis Foundation In One Day

Massage Envy Spa announced today it raised more than $1,051,000 in one day for the Arthritis Foundation during its fourth annual Healing Hands for Arthritis event.

September 10, 2014

Focusing on What You Need

AF leader Ann Palmer talks about what we're doing to be an even better "go-to place" for people with arthritis.