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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

Focusing on What You Need

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.

New Low-dose NSAID Approved for Osteoarthritis Pain

September 5, 2014

New Low-dose NSAID Approved for Osteoarthritis Pain

Lower dose could mean fewer side effects but long-term data is lacking.

August 28, 2014

15 Diseases Doctors Often Get Wrong

Guess which 3 forms of arthritis made this list?