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The Arthritis Program

A Regional Program….. A National Resource

The Arthritis Program (TAP) is an award winning interprofessional program committed to delivering the highest standards in arthritis care. TAP delivers a team-based approach to the assessment, treatment, and education of individuals of all ages who are diagnosed or experiencing symptoms of arthritis. There are over 130 different types of arthritis.

TAP is committed to research as well, and is currently successfully involved in many areas of leading edge arthritis research.

Location:
The Arthritis Program is located at the Tannery Mall, 465 Davis Drive, Suite 403, Newmarket ON.

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed on statutory holidays

For more information, call 905-895-4521, ext. 2345.


Education and Treatment Programs
Education and treatment programs offered by TAP include:

Through the combined expertise of a professional healthcare team, individuals learn how to successfully self-manage their illness and reduce the impact of symptoms on their lives. Members of the team include:

  • Dietitian
  • Kinesiologists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical therapists
  • Rheumatologists (doctors who specialize in treating arthritis)
  • Social worker
  • Clerical Staff
  • Volunteers


Community Partnerships
TAP is involved with a number of community partnerships for individuals with arthritis and other chronic diseases to participate in exercise programs. These partnerships are offered in collaboration with Newmarket Parks and Recreation at community and recreation centres in and around the Newmarket area. Registration for these programs is through the Parks and Recreation guide.

For more information about the these great partnerships, please refer to the latest issue of the Parks and Recreation guide or visit the Town of Newmarket online.
 

Chronic Disease Management Programs
Patients of The Arthritis Program can also take advantage of wellness programs that are offered through our Chronic Diseases Programs. These groups include: stress management and support, healthy eating and weight loss and smoking cessation and exercise.
 
 
TAP in the News
 
 
Toronto Sun (September 30, 2012)  
 
 
Research at TAP
 
 
Our very successful student projects have been highlighted for the great work that was done in a York University publication.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Southlake Regional Health Centre
596 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario   L3Y 2P9
Tel: 905-895-4521   |   TTY: 905-952-3062
Copyright © 2012 Southlake Regional Health Centre
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