Arthritis Society (The)

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-632-9390 ext 1301
Toll Free Phone 1-800-321-1433 ext 1301
Fax 905-632-6801
Website www.arthritis.ca
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Niagara Region
Mailing Address c/o The Arthritis Society, Niagara Peninsula Office 
Pelham Medical Centre 
245 Pelham Rd, Suite 218 
St Catharines, ON L2S 1X8
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Offers physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work services and educational classes to anyone with a diagnosis of arthritis at no cost to persons with a valid Ontario Health Card.  
 
Appointments will assist with and address the following: 
* how to deal with pain 
* understanding arthritis medications 
* exercies to reduce stiffness, increase strength and improve fitness  
* dealing with fatigue 
* new ways to do activities that will minimize stress on joints 
* ways to cope with the emotional impact of arthritis 
 
Clinics are available in the following locations: 
St Catharines - The Arthritis Society Office 
Fort Erie - Bridges Community Health Centre 
Welland - Welland McMaster Family Health Team 
Port Colborne - Bridges Community Health Centre
Hours By appointment
Eligibility A confirmed diagnosis of arthritis and valid Ontario Health Card are needed. Doctor referral or self-referral is accepted.
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Some brochures in French, Cantonese, Urdu
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible - All sites
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Service Categories Occupational Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Pain Management ~ Arthritis ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis
Resources Informational brochures, website

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