Arthritis Society

Halton East and Peel Region-Mississauga

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Description & Services
Alternate Name La Societe d'arthrite
Description Education, programs and support to people living with arthritis  
Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program: 
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: Online self-management courses * e-learning programs including: 
•mental health and well-being 
•arthritis and work 
•managing chronic pain 
•navigating your healthcare 
•overcoming fatigue 
•eating well 
•staying active 
•daily living 
•medical cannabis and arthritis 
Support for Childhood Arthritis: Resources for families living with childhood arthritis 
Flourish: Online health and wellness advice, self-management tips, inspirational stories 
Medication Reference Guide: Medication guide is designed to help make informed decisions about arthritis treatment plans and assist in asking health care teams questions around available medications  
Arthritis Talks Series - Cross-Canada webinar series provides the latest guidance direct from arthritis experts, helping get more out of life with arthritis 
About Arthritis - Arthritis Types - Learn more about particular forms of arthritis from this helpful guide 
Arthritis Society Resources - Find a full list of online and printable resources and tools on this site 
Osteoarthritis (OA) Exercise Videos - Stay active at home with these videos on an Introduction to Exercise for OA, Exercises for Hip and Knee OA, and Exercises for Shoulder OA
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility People of any age with any form of a confirmed arthritis diagnosis and their families
Application Self-referral or referral from health care provider for people with arthritis * see referral form or call office
Fees None
Languages English ; French ; French website
Contact Information
Address & Map
6200 Dixie Road, Unit 227
Brampton, ON L5T 2E1
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Intersection Dixie Rd and Courtneypark Dr E
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-564-3233
Fax 905-564-3338
Toll Free Phone 1-800-321-1433
Other Details
Print Material Large variety of print material availalbe through Brampton office or by calling 1-800-321-1433 ext. 3533
Established 1948
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-term Care ; Donations
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects Arthritis ; Fibromyalgia ; Fundraising ; Health education ; Medical research ; Occupational therapy ; Pain ; Physiotherapy ; Recreational activities ; Social work services ; Support groups ; Swimming ; Volunteer opportunities

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