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.
About the Arthritis Foundation
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We provide ways for you to take control of arthritis by connecting you with others who understand the challenges.
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With your help, we shape and influence health care policies and laws at both state and federal levels.
Science & Research
With your insights, we make sure effective arthritis treatments are being developed while also pursuing a cure.
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Latest Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast Episode
Arthritis and Grief
David Kessler, an renowned expert on grief and grieving, discusses how living with a chronic illness like arthritis and its symptoms can trigger grief, and some ways to cope.Listen Now
Learn what to expect from your disease, practical tips to help you manage it and other useful information.
News & Stories
Sadiq Jiwa: Staying in the Game
Learn how this lifelong athlete adapted to keep competing despite his juvenile arthritis.Learn More
Rheumatoid Arthritis Research Funding
Meet this researcher who is studying a possible answer for “hard to treat” RA.Learn More
Rev. Dr. Teoma Loeb: A Calling to Heal
Teoma Loeb, minister and physical therapist, helps people improve their health, with faith at the core.Learn More
Arthritis Scholarship Goes to Future Doctor
Growing up with juvenile arthritis, Tori Chellis finds solutions to challenges at college.Learn More
Humira Gets More Competition
Many people with inflammatory arthritis rely on the blockbuster drug Humira. New biosimilar drugs coming on the market will give them more options.Learn More
Matthew Mooney Named Chair of the Arthritis Foundation’s National Board of Directors
Georgia-based Mooney’s term coincides with organization’s 75th anniversary.Learn More
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