Welcome to Missouri

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 1,308,000 of them live in Missouri. The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. We are focused on finding a cure and championing the fight against arthritis through vital information, advocacy, science and community. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for saying yes – day after day.

Upcoming Events

2018 Live Yes! Event - Kansas City, MO

2018 Live Yes! Event - Kansas City, MO

4/30/2018

Join us for a special event where you'll meet and connect with others who are living with arthritis in your area, get pain management tips and the chance to ask questions to an on-site arthritis expert!

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Kansas City, KS

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Kansas City, KS

5/5/2018

Our Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis gathering in the world, celebrating our warriors, raising funds for research, resources and a cure. Whether you’re an arthritis warrior yourself or care about someone who is, sign up and WALK to CURE Arthritis.

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - St. Louis, MO

2018 Walk to Cure Arthritis - St. Louis, MO

5/18/2018

Our Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis gathering in the world, celebrating our warriors, raising funds for research, resources and a cure. Whether you’re an arthritis warrior yourself or care about someone who is, sign up and WALK to CURE Arthritis.

2018 Arthritis 101 - Kansas City, MO

2018 Arthritis 101 - Kansas City, MO

5/19/2018

Join the Arthritis Foundation for a free educational program to learn more about arthritis and arthritis treatments. This program is entirely FREE! Light brunch will be provided. Each attendee will receive a pair of compression arthritis gloves and a stress ball.

Our special panel includes two rheumatologists, a physical therapist and other health care experts who will offer tips and answer your questions.

Registration is required at https://arthritisgcc.ejoinme.org/arthritis101kansascity. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Program begins at 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

2018 Camp Joint Adventures - Lawson, MO

2018 Camp Joint Adventures - Lawson, MO

6/4/2018 to 6/7/2018

The Arthritis Foundation's JA camps give kids with arthritis the chance to make lasting memories. Camps feature traditional summer camping activities, such as campfires, singing and storytelling, arts and crafts, swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, nature hikes, rock climbing, zip lines and more. Resident Camp: Ages 7 to 15, Jr. Counselors: Ages 16 to 17. For more information contact Brooke Hilst at bhilst@arthritis.org.