Rheumatology is a branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases that deals mainly with immune-mediated disorders of the musculoskeletal system, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitides, and heritable connective tissue disorders. Rheumatic disorders can have a significant impact on one’s life. Numerous specialty medications have been approved in Canada to treat inflammatory disease of the joints and tissue. Rx Connect Specialty Pharmacy has implemented different interventions to determine the effectiveness of various engagement strategies with key stakeholders to ensure the patients attain the best health outcomes. Our patient program includes personalized health management, training and development of patient support services, delivering education and local awareness of managing conditions. Some of the common autoimmune diseases include:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, SLE)
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Myositis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Rx Connect support service provides answers to questions about all types of inflammatory and joint conditions. Rx Connect will act as administrators to support special authorizations, diagnostic coordination, injection training, and scheduling to ensure our patient have access to specialty medication(s) and education.

  • 20.4% of the population above the age of 15 have arthritis.
  • 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 Canadian men have arthritis.
  • Women are more likely to have arthritis.
  • 59.5 % of people with arthritis are women.
  • Nearly 1 in 2 seniors over 65 have arthritis.
  • 56% of people with arthritis are under age 65.
  • Avoid repetitive task
  • Eat a healthy balanced diet
  • Exercise daily
  • Improve sleep
  • Keep Discovering Arthritis-Friendly Products
  • Keep Working with Your Rheumatologist and your healthcare team.
  • Limit alcohol consumption
  • Manage pain and fatigue