Welcome to Ohio

There are more than 50 million Americans with Arthritis - 2,648,000 of them live in Ohio. 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

2017 Walk With Ease - Westerville, OH

5/15/2017 to 9/18/2017

The Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program is a exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease.

Session 1 May 16 - June 22, 2017
T/TH/FRI 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Call Mike Herron to register - 614-901-6524

Session 2
June 27 - August 4, 2017
T/TH/FRI 9 :30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Session 3
August 8 - September 15, 2017
T/TH/FRI 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

2017 Lake County Arthritis Expo - Concord Twp., OH


• Learn the latest news about rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, regenerative medicine treatments, pain medications, acupuncture, and joint replacement.
• Speakers are Reuben Gobezie, MD, David R. Mandel, MD, Bradley T. Webb, MD, and Jacob Wolf, ND, L.Ac. • Enjoy free light refreshments.
• View exhibits.
• Take home free educational information on arthritis.
• Take a chance on door prizes.

Register by calling lake Health Best of Health 800-454-9800.

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Family Camp

2017 Juvenile Arthritis Family Camp

7/28/2017 to 7/30/2017

Family camp is open to families affected by juvenile arthritis and all other childhood rheumatic diseases. Cost is $10/family. Registration is open now through June 30, 2017.

2017 Flying Horse Farms

7/31/2017 to 8/5/2017

Flying Horse Famrs provides magical, transformative camp experiences for children with serious illnesses and their families—free of charge. Located in scenic Mt. Gilead, Ohio, camp first opened its gates in 2010 and hosts hundreds of happy campers each year. Rheumatology and Gastrointestinal (GI) Camp serves campers from two different diagnoses. Campers with all rheumatologic and GI conditions are eligible.

Thank you to Genentech for supporting our camps for children with arthritis. We are very grateful!