Class Descriptions

Classes are taught by an OASIS Educator - a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Dietitian or Registered Nurse.

Core Classes

Managing Hip & Knee Osteoarthritis 

Learn about osteoarthritis in these commonly affected joints, ways of managing your osteoarthritis without surgery and what happens if you need joint replacement surgery.

Arthritis & Exercise

Learn about the benefits of exercise, the types of exercises you can do to suppport your joints, and signs that you are doing too much.

Nutrition & Supplements / Weight Control

Learn about the impact of diet on arthritis, nutrients and supplements that can help and strategies for healthy eating.

Pain Management

Learn evidence-based strategies to manage chronic pain.

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Hand Osteoarthritis / Foot Osteoarthritis / Shoulder Osteoarthritis / Spine Osteoarthritis 

Classes for each of these joints focus on specific strategies for management, including joint protection, exercise and pain management. 

Mindful Eating for Better Health, Part 1 & 2

Do you struggle with behaviours, thoughts or emotions that affect your eating?  Learn how to improve what you eat by changing your relationship with food and eating.

Nordic Pole Walking for Arthritis 

Learn about the benefits of using poles while walking and techniques to support your joints. 

Sleep & Stress Management 

Learn about the health benefits of sleep, the relationship between sleep and stress, and strategies for improving your sleep and managing your stress. 

Curious about Cannabis

Learn how and why cannabis can help with pain, and how to access cannabis for medical purposes

Working from Home with Arthritis - Ergonomic Tips

Learn ways to set up your workstation when you have arthritis, and how you can improve your workstation and work habits to minimize your risk of injury.

Steps to Success - small group meetings (Must have attended minimum of 2 OASIS sessions)

Interactive small group sessions with a focus on setting goals and developing an action plan for managing your osteoarthritis.  Get support from others who are managing osteoarthritis - come ready to participate in the group discussion!

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