Arthritis Awaremess Month
As a person living with arthritis or someone informed about the disease, you may already know that September is Arthritis Awareness Month in Canada, but many still do not.
There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, a disease that affects people of all ages, from babies to older people. Contrary to popular belief, it is not a disease of the elderly; in fact, more than three in five people diagnosed with arthritis are under the age of 65. The disease affects people of all races and both genders, though some people—like women and Aboriginal Canadians—are more likely to get arthritis than others.