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Arthritis Broadcast Network (ABN) is your daily source for arthritis news, information, and stories.

ABN provides resource materials, information and tools to help you get informed, get educated, and spread the word about arthritis. We encourage you to share these messages and materials about arthritis treatment and prevention with fellow consumers, patients and healthcare professionals.

Our point-of-practice arthritis tool has been revised with the most up-to-date classification criteria for arthritis detection and diagnosis, developed by leading clinical researchers Drs. Gillian Hawker, Jolanda Cibere and John Esdaile, in consultation with the Canadian Rheumatology Association and The Arthritis Society. It is a practical tool incorporating evidence-based information to support arthritis diagnosis and management that can be used in your daily practice.

Download a version of our full colour and printer-friendly evidence-based, arthritis point-of-practice tool:

  • Point-of-practice arthritis tool 11×17 English
  • Point-of-practice arthritis tool 11×17 French
  • Point-of-practice arthritis tool 8.5×11 English
  • Point-of-practice arthritis tool 8.5×11 French

If you would like to order a tool for your practice, please contact us at feedback@jointhealth.org with your full name and mailing address.

Arthritis Consumer Experts (ACE) created and operates the Arthritis Broadcast Network. ACE is a national, patient-led organization in Canada that provides free, science-based information and education programs to people with arthritis.

Whether it’s supporting patients to better work with their healthcare providers, public or private drug plans, helping people reach out to their local elected official, or powering them to maintain their work careers, ACE supports people living with all forms of arthritis by helping them take control of their disease and improve their quality of life.

Founded and led by people with arthritis, ACE’s JointHealth™ family of programs, social media channels and the Arthritis Broadcast Network reach more than 400,000 Canadians each month. ACE’s current core programming includes:

Get to Know ABN

Led by Arthritis Consumer Experts and Arthritis Research Canada, the Arthritis Broadcast Network (ABN) is a multi- media platform for the arthritis community to share news, information and stories about living well with arthritis. The ABN is a key element of the National Arthritis Awareness Program.

Become an ABN Insider and Volunteer

Sign up for the ABN updates for the latest on the network, exclusive feature stories and more!

Get to Know ABN

Led by Arthritis Consumer Experts and Arthritis Research Canada, the Arthritis Broadcast Network (ABN) is a multi-media platform for the arthritis community to share news, information and stories about living well with arthritis. The ABN is a key element of the National Arthritis Awareness Program. A proven, effective, popular and influential source of arthritis patient information and education, Arthritis Broadcast Network has the most videos and views on a Canadian YouTube arthritis channel.

Become an ABN Insider and Volunteer

Sign up for the ABN updates for the latest on the network, exclusive feature stories and more!