About the
American Arthritis Society

What we do

(1) Fund Research
(2) Provide Sound OA Information
(3) OA Community

By funding research, publishing sensible information about OA and encouraging personal contact between people who have it, the American Arthritis Society helps find a cure for osteoarthritis and bring relief to everyone it affects. For more on what we do, click here

Nonprofit Status & Finances
The American Arthritis Society has been recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a nonprofit organization.

Focusing on Osteoarthritis (OA)
We focus exclusively on osteoarthritis (OA), the most common joint disease in America. Research confirms that OA is not inevitable, and with vigorous support, will continue to bring improvements in its care. To read more about our mission, click here

Experts & Affiliations
The information and tips we provide come directly from many of America's and the world's leading osteoarthritis experts. We are also affiliated with the World Arthrosis Organization (WAO). For more, click here