Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a long-term chronic disease caused by gradual deterioration of cartilage in joints. While aging is the leading cause, OA is also associated with other factors like genetic predisposition, obesity, gender, occupational injury and sports injuries. According to the World Health Organization’s Department of Chronic Diseases and Health, an estimated 10 to 15 percent of all adults over age 60 have some degree of OA, and the disease is ......

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Selected Articles

Can I Run with Arthritic Knees?

A person who suffers from Osteoarthritis will constantly feel discomfort in the knees

Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a long-term chronic disease which is caused by gradual deterioration of cartilage in joints. While OA is […]

Osteoarthritis – The Symptoms

The symptoms of OA can come and go with varying levels of severity. Some people find that the weather (in […]

Easy Ways to Slow Knee Degeneration

Knee osteoarthritis occurs when the soft tissue between your thigh and shinbones (femur and tibia) stiffens and degrades. As we […]

Can I Exercise?

If you’re in pain, exercise is probably the last thing on your mind. Besides the discomfort, you may worry that […]