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Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

This native Puerto Rican shares his story to help others in the Hispanic community manage their arthritis.

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In May 1948, the Arthritis Foundation began our life-changing work. And we're not done yet. 

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About Arthritis

As the nation’s #1 cause of disability, arthritis affects nearly 60 million adults and 300,000 children. Over 100 types of arthritis and related conditions damage the joints and often other organs.

75 Stories of Yes

During our 75th anniversary, we're shining a spotlight on 75 remarkable stories from our arthritis community.
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Take control of Arthritis with help from our experts. Arthritis can make your head spin. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Get tips to help you take control of arthritis and put your mind at ease.

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Solutions for Chronic Pain

Join us for a free webinar to learn the latest advances in pain management, discover practical tips and get your questions answered from esteemed arthritis pain experts.

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Self-Compassion & Chronic Pain
Latest Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast Episode

Self-Compassion & Chronic Pain

Self-compassion is the act of showing kindness to oneself in times of suffering. In this episode, a trained medical doctor and mindfulness practitioner shares tips on how to use self-compassion to help dial down stress, alleviate depression and even alter the pain experience.

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Understanding Arthritis

Learn what to expect from your disease, practical tips to help you manage it and other useful information.

News & Stories

Pilot Program Brings Foundation Resources to Underserved Communities

Partnering with community organizations to bring arthritis awareness, resources and tools to Black, Hispanic and military and veteran service members.

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Biosimilars: An Inflection Point for Arthritis

Lower-cost competition may make biologic therapies available to more arthritis patients.

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Some Arthritis Meds Raise COVID Variant Risks

Certain drugs used to treat autoimmune arthritis raise risks from the latest COVID surge.

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Clare Peckenpaugh: Arthritis Leads to Nursing

Her arthritis diagnosis inspired this young woman to help others with the disease.

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Alpha Omicron Pi Makes Largest Gift to Date

$1 million gift marks 56 years of partnership, fuels research and community initiatives.

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Study: Stopping OA With a Corticosteroid

The Arthritis Foundation funds a trial to stop osteoarthritis after a meniscus injury.

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