Arthritis Society

Site: Owen Sound - Grey & Bruce Region

Description
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 
 
Flourish: 
Online health and wellness advice, self-management tips, inspirational stories 
 
Medication Reference Guide:  
The medication guide is designed to help you make informed decisions about your arthritis treatment plan and enable you to ask your health care team questions around available medications 
 
Arthritis Talks Series: 
This cross-Canada webinar series provides you with the latest guidance direct from arthritis experts, helping you get more out of life with arthritis  
 
About Arthritis:  
Arthritis Types – learn more about your 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:  
You 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
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
1415 1st Ave W, Suite 3003
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4K8
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-800-321-1433 ext 1701 * Arthritis Information Line 1-800-321-1433
Fax 519-372-0056
E-Mail info@arthritis.ca
Website www.arthritis.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ArthritisSociety
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/arthritissociety
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/arthritissoc
Primary Contact Diane McGall, Occupational Therapist; Email: dmcgall@arthritis.ca
Alternate Contact Ann Boyce, Administration; Phone: 519-433-2191 ext 1224; Email: aboyce@arthritis.ca