Welcome to Texas
The Texas offices of the Arthritis Foundation are working to improve the lives of the 3.9 million adults and 25,000 children across our state who struggle every day with this serious health epidemic. To help reduce the unacceptable pain, disablity and other burdens of arthritis and related diseases, we offer information, events, research grants, advocacy activities and other vital programs and services.
Exercise & Education Programs
Arthritis Foundation Aquatic ProgramHendrick Center for Rehabilitation
Abilene, TX 79601
Arthritis Foundation Aquatic ProgramDon Rodenbaugh Natatorium
110 E. Rivercrest Dr.
Allen, TX 75002
Arthritis Foundation Aquatic ProgramAmarillo Midtown YMCA
609 S. Carolina St.
Amarillo, TX 79106
2013 Joints In Action - Houston Golf TournamentWhen: August 29, 2013
Where: Redstone Golf Club
2013 Dallas Bone BashWhen: October 19, 2013
Where: Perot Museum
2013 Houston Bone BashWhen: October 24, 2013
Where: Hotel ZaZa
Dallas, TX 75209-6524
800/442-6653 toll free
Texas Arthritis News
Please view this powerful story on ABCNews.com featuring two Arthritis Walk JA Families, the Pruden family from Arizona and the Shultz family from South Carolina (formerly of Seattle). The families share the daily struggles their toddlers face and in the process help remind us of why we walk. read more
Studies show that physical activity offers many benefits for those suffering from arthritis:decreased pain, improved quality of life, independence, physical functioning (aerobic capacity and muscle strength) and improved mood. Become an instructor now in an Arthritis Foundation program like Tai Chi, Aquatics or Exercise and help those living with the nation’s number one disability. read more
The South Central Region of the Arthritis Foundation has just added two new vice presidents to their team. Former American Heart Association National director of Philanthropic Giving Society Karla Baldelli has been named the Arthritis Foundation SCR’s Senior Vice President of Development. Her position is new “for the region with a primary focus to significantly expand revenue development efforts and increase overall results.” read more
It's hard to believe there are families whose only wish is for their young child, adolescent, mother or father, sister or brother to wake up without the debilitating pain of arthritis. Whether it’s juvenile arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia, or one of the other hundred forms of arthritis, people are living in pain. read more