5 Common Types of Arthritis

Monday, 16 December 2019 by

Arthritis is very common and affects people of all ages and genders throughout the world.  It is not a disease, rather the name for a collective group of diseases that affect the joints.  Arthritis is degenerative, meaning it tends to get worse with age.  While there are over 100 different types of arthritis, there are

Many of will notice our joints grow stiffer, click more often and are more painful as we grow older. However for some this may become a debilitation and chronically painful condition. Osteoarthritis – also known as degenerative or wear and tear arthritis – is estimated to affect around 1 in 10 Americans over the age

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A significant number of patients over the age of 60 suffer from osteoarthritis (also known as wear and tear or degenerative arthritis). Symptomatic osteoarthritis occurs in 10% of men over 60 and 13% of women according to a 2010 study of US citizens. For many, the pain is unrelenting and chronic. Because of its prevalence,