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Organization: Arthritis Society - Burlington, Hamilton and Niagara Region  
Phone Numbers: 905-632-9390
Toll-Free: 1-800-321-1433
Fax: 905-632-6801
2289 Fairview St, Suite 316
Burlington, ON
L7R 2E3
Intersection: Fairview St and Guelph Line
Location: Burlington (Plains)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm
Service Description: Education, programs and support to people living with arthritis

Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program - 1-800-321-1433 ext 1301
Community-based rehabilitation program * physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers available * individual consultation and group education sessions
Topics may include:
  • dealing with pain
  • arthritis medications
  • exercises to reduce stiffness, increase strength and improve fitness
  • new ways to be active and minimize stress on joints
  • coping with the emotional impact of arthritis
  • self-management strategies

Support and Self Management Programs

Chronic Pain Management Workshops - 2-hour course on pain management * participants learn new information and skills, discuss ideas and share experiences with others that have chronic pain or care about people who live with chronic pain

Online Self-Management Courses - E-learning programs, including "Mental Health and Well Being" and "Overcoming Fatigue"

Project Thrive - Annual event for families living with childhood arthritis to come together, learn and have fun

Various clinic locations in Ancaster, Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville

Fees: None
Application: Call * accepts self-referral or referral from health care provider for people with arthritis
Eligibility / Target Population: People of any age with any form of a confirmed arthritis diagnosis and their families
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: French website
Area Served:
Halton county, Hamilton county, and Niagara county  
See Also: 15 - Pain
Community Support Services
Self-Management Support Programs

This information was last completely updated on November 20, 2018

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© 2018, Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network

Updated November 20, 2018
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"About Us"
Dedicated to a vision of living well while creating a future without arthritis, The Arthritis Society is Canada’s principal health charity providing education, programs and support to Canadians living with arthritis and is the largest non-government funder of arthritis research in Canada