Learning About Arthritis

#ArthritisThenNow Successful Twitter Chat!

#ArthritisThenNow Successful Twitter Chat!

CAPA hosted #ArthritisThenNow Twitter Chat on Saturday, September 26, 2020. The chat was well-attended and had some great discussions about how arthritis treatment, care, and the experience have changed or stayed the same over the past few decades with...

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What You Need to Know About Inflammatory Arthritis

What You Need to Know About Inflammatory Arthritis

This resource is part of a number of projects under the theme of TEAM (Together Enhancing Arthritis Management). Become familiar with 3 different types of inflammatory arthritis: Ankylosing Spondylitis Psoriatic Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Learn about arthritis and...

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Medications to Treat Inflammatory Arthritis

Medications to Treat Inflammatory Arthritis

This resource is part of a number of projects under the theme of TEAM (Together Enhancing Arthritis Management). By the end of the session, you will: Understand the goals of treatment in inflammatory arthritis Understand the role of medications in treating...

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Arthritis in the Workplace

#ArthritisAtWork Twitter Chat a Success!

#ArthritisAtWork Twitter Chat a Success!

CAPA hosted a Twitter Chat on arthritis in the work place on Saturday, October 12, 2019, to correspond to World Arthritis Day. The chat was well-attended and we had some great discussions about #ArthritisAtWork with co-host Simon Stones and special guest, Creaky...

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Workplace Tools from The Arthritis Society

Workplace Tools from The Arthritis Society

Check out the the workplace tools and podcast developed by The Arthritis Society. It includes information on workplace accommodations, employment standards as well as interactive podcasts and videos....

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Caring for and Growing a Family

#ArthritisParent Twitter Chat Results

#ArthritisParent Twitter Chat Results

On September 26, 2018, CAPA hosted a Twitter Chat on arthritis and pregnancy/parenting. #ArthritisParent was a first for CAPA. The results of Twitter Chat were analyzed and presented in a poster at the Canadian Rheumatology Association...

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Managing Daily Life

Hidden Disabilities Symbols

Hidden Disabilities Symbols

Communicating with others is important - particularly if your disability is hidden or episodic. Laura Brydges, Hidden Disability Advocate, created 2 symbols to help communicate with others. When faced with a challenging...

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Emotionally Coping with your Diagnosis

Emotionally Coping with your Diagnosis

This resource is part of a number of projects under the theme of TEAM (Together Enhancing Arthritis Management). By the end of this session, you will: Understand the emotions you may experience with your diagnosis of inflammatory arthritis Learn some ways to deal with...

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Sexuality

Sexuality

Information about sexuality and arthritis is included in CAPA’s Lifestyle Management module. This information can be found on pages 11-17 in the below resource. This resource is available in French and English. Feel free to share the TEAM Arthritis Information modules...

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Tobacco and Alcohol

Tobacco and Alcohol

Information about tobacco and alcohol consumption is included in CAPA’s Lifestyle Management module. This information can be found on pages 25-30 in the below resource. This resource is available in French and English. Feel free to share the TEAM Arthritis...

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Managing Pain and Fatigue

Managing Pain and Fatigue

This resource is part of a number of projects under the theme of TEAM (Together Enhancing Arthritis Management). This resource is available in French and English Feel free to share the TEAM Arthritis Information modules widely. If you wish to use these modules for...

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Staying Healthy and Active

Staying Healthy and Active

This resource is part of a number of projects under the theme of TEAM (Together Enhancing Arthritis Management). This resource is available in French and English. Feel free to share the TEAM Arthritis Information modules widely. If you wish to use these modules for...

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When you live with arthritis,
information is your most important tool.

The Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance (CAPA) works with various groups in the arthiritis community to ensure the voice of people living with arthritis is heard and to bring you up-to-date information on issues that affect the arthritis community. We work with healthcare professionals, health organizations, clinicians, industry, health charities, researchers, and various levels of government.

We keep Canadian people living with arthritis and their support groups understand more about their disease and have a voice in managing it.