Welcome to Ohio
The four Ohio offices of the Arthritis Foundation are working to improve the lives of the 2.6 million people across our state who struggle every day with this serious health epidemic.
To help reduce the unacceptable pain, disability and other burdens of arthritis and related diseases, we offer information, events, research grants, advocacy activities and other vital programs and services.
Thank you for your patience as we update our new website. For the most up to date Exercise and Education Programs, please click here.
Exercise & Education Programs
Arthritis Foundation Aquatic ProgramUniversity Park YMCA
477 E Market St
Akron, OH 44304
Arthritis Foundation Aquatic ProgramShaw JCC of Akron
750 White Pond Dr
Akron, OH 44320
Arthritis Foundation Aquatic ProgramAkron General Health & Wellness Center
4125 Medina Road
Akron, OH 44333
Breaking the Pain ChainWhen: August 21, 2014
Where: Orthopedic ONE
Ashtabula County Arthritis ExpoWhen: August 26, 2014
Where: SPIRE Institute
Breaking the Pain ChainWhen: September 04, 2014
Where: Heartland of Perrysburg
Hilliard, OH 43026
Ohio Arthritis News
September 20, 2014 – September 21, 2014
Location: Joy Outdoor Education Center
10117 Old 3-C Highway
Clarksville, OH 45113
Contact: Kelly Case 1-800-383-6843
For the past seven years, Walker, 18, has been a Walk to Cure Arthritis participant and volunteer. Numbers tell the story and his numbers are impressive: In addition to having one of the largest Walk to Cure Arthritis teams (average of over 100 team members each year), Walker’s team – Nolan’s Walkers – has raised more than $12,000. Walker has been directly involved with the majority of the fundraising. read more
On May 21, 2014 the Arthritis Foundation and the Ohio Association of Rheumatology co-sponsored Joint Advocacy Day. Arthritis advocates met with their state representatives and state senators to inform them about important issues facing their constituents who have arthritis. See photos and read about the event in the American College of Rheumatology e-newsletter here: read more
The School Resource Interactive CD is designed to allow you to easily move through the module to the areas that are of interest. You will find information on how to work with your child's school and medical team to get the accommodations your child needs. If you would be interested in receiving a free copy of the School Interactive CD please click here.
Ask the Expert
Dr. Edward V. A. Lim talks about if osteoarthritis can spread and if there is anything to stop it.
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