Living with Arthritis
Although there is no known cure for arthritis, much can be done to reduce the impact of arthritis these include:
- Education and awareness about arthritis;
- Early recognition of symptoms, early disease detection and diagnosis;
- Self-management including education, physical activity and weight control/exercise programs; and
- Appropriate treatment including medication, rehabilitation and surgery.
These interventions aim to stop or slow down the progression of the disease and reduce disability and other health complications from arthritis.
Learn more about the importance of physical activity with Canada's Physical Activity Guide to Healthy Active LivingLearn more about eating a balanced diet with Canada’s Food Guide
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