Arthritis Society (The)

Site: Ottawa

Service: Arthritis Society (The)

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Record #: OCR0069 Last Full Update: 28 Apr 2014
Address, Telephone, E-mail, Website
Office Phone613-723-1083 ext 1584
Toll Free Phone1-800-321-1433 ext 1584
After Hours PhoneAnswering machine
Located In CommunityOttawa
AddressBillings Bridge Plaza
2269 Riverside Dr, Unit 20
Ottawa, ON K1H 8K2
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IntersectionBank St and Riverside Dr
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Bus Route NotesOC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules
ParkingFree parking
Description and Services
Description (Service)Services for people with arthritis

* education
* physiotherapy
* occupational therapy
* social work support in locations accessible to clients
* individual assessment and service
* "Taking Charge Groups" for people with both inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis
* clinic for splints on a weekly basis

Chronic Pain Management Program: two hour session delivered by trained volunteers to help people with arthritis to take control and manage their pain * the main objective of the workshop is to improve the understanding of pain management in arthritis and its treatments, introduce different methods to cope with chronic pain, and encourage people to take an active role in their pain management
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * by appointment only
Areas ServedEastern Ontario
EligibilityPeople with a confirmed diagnosis of arthritis
ApplicationCall the office or visit the website for a "Self-Referral Form"
LanguagesEnglish ; French
FeesNone - However cost recovery may be applicable for material used.
Service CategoriesCondition Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Arthritis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Arthritis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Orthopedic Disabilities ; Medical Social Work ~ Arthritis ; Occupational Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Pain Management ~ Arthritis ; Physical Therapy ~ Arthritis ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Arthritis
Waiting ListYes, 4-8 weeks
Contact Information
Primary ContactLinda Walker, Program Assistant
Primary ExecutivePhilip Ambury, Director, Eastern and Northeastern Ontario; Phone: 613-217-9103; Email: