Arthritis affects 54.4 million US adults, about 1 in 4. It is a major cause of work disability in the United States and one of the most common chronic conditions in the nation. Arthritis is a common cause of chronic pain.
General information about arthritis and how to manage it.
Programs proven to improve quality of life for people with arthritis.
Facts and figures about arthritis in the United States.
CDC-funded programs in states and national organizations.
Infographics, press room, campaigns, videos, and more.
Tools for growing arthritis programs, promoting interventions, and managing cooperative agreements.
Information about diagnosing, treating, and managing patients' arthritis.
Current CDC- supported research projects.
Learn about CDC's Arthritis Program's mission activities.
Scientific articles written by CDC staff and other authors.