The first of its kind in the world, MAP to MOTION will link information from all the different bone and joint services that Albertan patients need.

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Lend your support to Your Bone & Joint Information Hub!

We're raising $2 million to establish MAP to MOTION and to support research and innovation that will improve the lives of thousands of Albertans suffering from bone and joint health disorders.

80 per cent of all Canadians will suffer from a bone and joint related injury, which makes it all the more important to gather as much information as we can to better guide personalized treatment in our province.


For you, For Your Family, For all Albertans

What is MAP to MOTION?

There is a significant gap in the information available about bone and joint health in Alberta and MAP to MOTION is our chance to fix that. Through new data captured, there is an opportunity to develop more personalized treatment plans for the overall wellbeing of individuals and their families. The first of its kind in the world, MAP to MOTION partners with researchers to provide clear and comprehensive information to healthcare providers as they work to create innovative solutions to improved bone and joint patient care.

MAP to MOTION will:

  • Build a healthy community

    New data guiding personalized treatment plans

  • Support Innovation and Research

    Find new approaches to deliver healthcare to Albertans

  • Focus on Sustainability

    Develop a sustainable bone and joint healthcare system for the province

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MAP to MOTION will be transparent in processes for data acquisition, security, privacy and governance.

Community Focus: The Bone & Joint Impact

“Shoulder pain or injury can have such an impact on someone’s life...”

“I turned to my doctor who said, ‘you needed this procedure yesterday'.”

“The physical challenges are tough, but the hit on your mental health is even harder.”

“People are starting to think differently about their health, their environment and the ageing process."

“You didn’t have any control. It controlled you.”

“There are over 100 types of arthritis that affect the body. The one thing they all have in common is that they are very painful.”

“Without the push from my doctors, physiotherapists and my family, I wouldn’t be where I am today.”

“You can’t wait until you can barely walk to see someone.”