Arthritis Society (The) - Sault Ste Marie

Site: Arthritis Society (The) - Sault Ste Marie

Service: Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers a client based program for individuals living with arthritis 
  • Assesses and provides a variety of services and ideas to assist people of all ages living with arthritis
 
Teaches individuals with a confirmed diagnosis of arthritis how to adapt in the following areas 
  • Pain Management 
  • Medication updates 
  • Exercises to reduce stiffness, increase strength and improve fitness  
  • Feeling less tired  
  • Protecting joints and the use of helpful devices  
  • Coping with the emotional impact of arthritis  
  • How family can help 
  • Adapting to their home or workplace  
  • Referrals to other services in the community that can help
Hours Tue 10 am-4 pm *Thu 10 am-12 noon
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Individuals with a confirmed or suspected diagnosis of arthritis
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French -- Info Centre
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-253-7750
Toll Free Phone 1-888-253-7752 
Toronto 1-800-321-1433
Fax 705-253-7900
E-Mail info@arthritis.ca
Website www.arthritis.ca
Primary Contact Chris Fuerer, Program Assistant; Phone: 705-253-7750
Primary Executive Philip Ambury, North East Regional Director, Programs and Services; Phone: 1-613-546-2546 Ext 24; Email: pambury@on.arthritis.ca
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 316 Wellington St W
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1J1
 
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Intersection Wellington St W and Boydell Pl
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - LHIN North Eastern