Facts about prevalence of arthritis in the U.S.A

April 03, 2017

CDC currently funds 36 states to implement programs to improve the quality of life of people that have arthritis.   Arthritis programs in funded state health departments* are working with their state Arthritis Foundation partners to expand the availability of :   Arthritis Self Help Course ?? a program to help people with arthritis better manage their condition.   People with Arthritis Can Exercise (PACE) ?? a program that teaches people with arthritis how to safely increase their level of physical activity.   CDC is also encouraging people with arthritis to become more active. Of the 36 funded states, 35 will implement ???The Arthritis Pain Reliever??? health communications campaign. This campaign promotes physical activity to relieve arthritis pain among people aged 45-64.