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.
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With your insights, we make sure effective arthritis treatments are being developed while also pursuing a cure.
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In this free webinar, learn proven and tried and true strategies to cope with pain from a pain psychologist and people living with arthritis.Register Today
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Arthritis and Back Pain Two-Part Series
Back pain can be debilitating. The key to relief is finding what works for you. Learn how to help take control and live your best life.Listen Now
News & Stories
Grants to Fuel Ankle Arthritis Research
AOFAS and Arthritis Foundation award nearly $600,000 for ankle osteoarthritis research.Learn More
Abby Kasprowicz Honored for Advocacy Work
Learn how this advocate’s commitment and leadership is helping people with arthritis.Learn More
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.Learn More
Some Arthritis Meds Raise COVID Variant Risks
Certain drugs used to treat autoimmune arthritis raise risks from the latest COVID surge.Learn More
Clare Peckenpaugh: Arthritis Leads to Nursing
Her arthritis diagnosis inspired this young woman to help others with the disease.Learn More
Study: Stopping OA With a Corticosteroid
The Arthritis Foundation funds a trial to stop osteoarthritis after a meniscus injury.Learn More
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