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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Osteoarthritis or Osteoporosis?-Take the Quiz

Do you know the difference between osteoarthritis and osteoporosis?

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. 

It affects one in 10 Canadians. That’s more than 3 million people across Canada living with chronic joint pain, stiffness, swelling and persistent fatigue. They face serious challenges to daily functioning and work life.

Many people are unclear about the risk factors, diagnosis, symptoms and treatments. They often confuse osteoarthritis with osteoporosis because of the name. 

Do you know the difference? Find out now by completing our short quiz.

We want to help.
If you or someone you know may be suffering from osteoarthritis, our website is filled with helpful resources on How to Manage Arthritis. There is even an interactive Symptom Checker.

Living with arthritis is never easy. Pain, swelling and tenderness in the joints affects the way we live and work. Becoming informed can make a difference!

The Arthritis Society
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