What is Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis (OA), the most common form of arthritis, refers to a ‘non-inflammatory’ type of arthritis – that is, pain and degeneration in the joints.
What causes Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis is caused by in large part to wear-and-tear of a joint over the course of one’s life. The cartilage in the joint begins to break down and deteriorate do to either wear-and-tear, injury, or otherwise damaged cartilage. Being overweight significantly correlates to osteoarthritis.
How is Osteoarthritis treated?
The best treatments for osteoarthritis include rest, maintaining a healthy body weight, improving joint functionality, and relieving any pain associated with it.
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