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
Connections & Empowerment
We offer ways to take control of arthritis by connecting with others who understand the challenges.
Advocacy & Access
We expertly shape and influence health care policies and laws at both state and federal levels.
Science & Research
We make sure more effective arthritis treatments are being developed while also pursuing a cure.
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Tame Your Pain
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News & Stories
Arthritis Foundation Statement on Methotrexate Access
Understand the issues providers and arthritis patients face after the recent Roe v. Wade decision.Learn More
Out-of-Pocket Cost of Arthritis Treatments to Be Cut by New Law
The Arthritis Foundation is among a handful of major nonprofit organizations who spearheaded a new federal bill — recently passed by Congress and now signed into law by the president — that will slash health care costs for many eligible Americans.Learn More
Combating Chronic Pain at Every Age
An Arthritis Foundation-led collaboration is helping provide pain relief from arthritis and related chronic conditions at every stage of life.Learn More
Arthritis Foundation Joins Forces with American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society to Fuel Ankle OA Research
Announced at the AOFAS annual conference on September 14, the Ankle Arthritis Think Tank involves a $600,000 research partnership that will establish several merit-based grants over a two-year period.Learn More
Helping the Hispanic Community Through Our Helpline
Our Helpline’s own Iris Rodriguez is excited about what’s to come for the Hispanic community from the Arthritis Foundation.Learn More
Arthritis Foundation Champion Scholarships Awarded for 2022-23
Our latest scholarship awards recognize 20 deserving students in their academic pursuits.Learn More
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