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Did you know that September is Arthritis awareness month?

Did you know that September is Arthritis awareness month?

Did you know that 1 person in 5 suffers from one form or another of arthritis?

 

This makes it the most common inflammatory disease in Canada. There are more than 100 diseases related to arthritis, the most famous of which is arthrosis, which affects the hands, feet, hips, knees and spine. Arthritis affects joints and other tissues and besides the pain it causes, it also restricts movement and mobility thus impacting the quality of life of people who suffer from it.

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Visit the Arthritis Society’s web site at www.arthritis.ca for more information on this disease and to make a donation should you wish to.

 

 

 

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