JointHealth™ express   July 19, 2023

In this issue of JointHealth™ insight, Arthritis Consumer Experts (ACE) takes a deeper look at the findings* from the ACE National Survey on Osteoarthritis in Canada. Osteoarthritis affects 5 million Canadians of all ethnicities from youth to old adults. The disease is caused by the breakdown in cartilage in the joints that causes bones to rub against each other, resulting in movement becoming stiff and unpleasant and reduced quality of life. In this issue, you will learn more about:

Read and share the Survey findings and infographic.

  • Who the Survey respondents were
  • Which areas of the body are affected by osteoarthritis
  • The impacts of osteoarthritis symptoms on daily activities
  • Survey respondents and their interactions with their healthcare team
  • Satisfaction with osteoarthritis treatments
Read and share the Survey findings and infographic.

*It is important to note that the number of individuals who did not complete the survey was significant. Therefore, many of the percentages will not add up to 100%.