Christine Enfield doesn’t recall hearing her diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis - she was only 6 years old. Christine’s disease and her pain are severe. Her life is a daily struggle for control over a disease that can be treated but not cured. Christine’s experience with arthritis, and three other intimate stories, describes the tribulations of arthritis sufferers. It is an insight into a disease that affects virtually every family in Canada. Animated illustrations provide a dynamic schematic of the disease and take us for a ride through the human body to witness the origin, progression and treatment of the disease.
Run Time: 53 Min
Grade Level: 9-12