Learn the Symptoms of Knee Arthritis

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Learn the Symptoms of Knee Arthritis

If you are experiencing ongoing pain in one or both knees, you may be suffering from the all-too-common aliment known as arthritis. Regardless of the particular arthritis type, early treatment is the best defense against the steady progression of cartilage degradation and worsening of symptoms.

About Osteoarthritis and Its Causes

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About Osteoarthritis and Its Causes

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition that affects the joints. The cartilage, which serves as a cushion between joints, wears down, making movement difficult and painful. As the cartilage breaks down, people with osteoarthritis experience pain and stiffness when moving joints.

9 Osteoarthritis Risk Factors

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9 Factors that Increase the Risk of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease and the most common form of arthritis. It affects more than 27 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And it’s an equal opportunity affliction that brings pain, swelling and, in some cases, limits mobility in men and women.