Advocacy

More than 4.6 million Canadians live with a form of arthritis. The pain caused by arthritis to those who live with it is wearing and depressing. Arthritis pain can have a severe effect on work, relationships and quality of life.

Osteoarthritis is caused by the deterioration of cartilage in the joints, often due to wear and tear.

Peripheral Spondyloarthritis affects joints, nails and skin.

Ankylosing Spondylitis used to be considered a man’s disease. While recent research shows that men are somewhat more susceptible than women, the exact male to female ratio needs to be clarified.

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Priorities
Membership, Partners, Information and Equal Access

The priorities of the Canadian Spondylitis Association include a focus on membership expansion, community partnership with likeminded organizations, ongoing education and encouragement of equal and equitable access to treatment options.

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Reports and Information
Advocating Through Research and Education

Learn more about Spondylitis and Arthritis through the repots and information from Canadian Spondylitis Associations partners and advocates.

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Be An Advocate
Help Others Living With Spondyloarthritis

Become an advocate for change and improvement: learn more and be informed to share awareness of the issues with your network of family, colleagues and friends.

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Cosentyx first Interleukin-17A inhibitor for psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis approved by Health Canada

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