Arthritis Society Canada

Site: Owen Sound - Grey and Bruce Region

Service: Arthritis Society Canada - Grey and Bruce Region

Record #: GBA2006
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 08 Nov 2023


Description (Service) 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

Online health and wellness advice, self-management tips, inspirational stories

Medication Reference Guide:
The medication guide is designed to help make informed decisions about arthritis treatment plans and enables individuals to ask their health care team questions around available medications.

Arthritis Talks Series:
This cross-Canada webinar series provides the latest guidance direct from arthritis experts, helping individuals get more out of life with arthritis

About Arthritis:
Arthritis Types -individuals can learn more about their particular form 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:
Individuals can stay active at home with these videos on an Introduction to Exercise for OA, Exercises for Hip & Knee OA, and Exercises for Shoulder OA

Service Details

Hours By appointment Mon-Fri
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
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 or call office.
Languages English
Fees None ; Therapy services and educational sessions funded by the Government of Ontario, Ministry of Health

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
1415 1st Ave W
Suite 3003
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 4K8
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Intersection 1st Ave W and 14th St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 1-800-321-1433 ext 3307, Toll Free
Fax 519-372-0056
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Instagram Instagram:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Diane McGall, Occupational Therapist; Email:
Alternate Contact Ann Boyce, Administration; Phone: 519-433-2191 ext 1224; Email:
Mailing Address 1415 1st Ave W 
Suite 3003 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 4K8

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