About the Arthritis Foundation
For over seven decades, the Arthritis Foundation has led the fight to conquer arthritis for nearly 60 million adults and 300,000 children living with the disease in the U.S
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We Are Here For You: 800-283-7800
We're here to provide support when you need it most. Our licensed, clinical social worker and trained staff — including a Spanish-speaking expert — understand arthritis and are available by phone or web chat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday to Friday. Available times on holidays may vary. If this is a medical emergency, call 911.
- Over 2 million adults and 8,400 children have been diagnosed with arthritis in North Carolina.
- Arthritis is the #1 cause of disability in the United States.
- The cost to the economy is staggering - $156 billion in costs of treatment, lost wages and other associated costs.