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Must read articles about Arthritis

ArthritisArthritis is the number one health condition affecting geriatric patients older than 65.

Arthritis occurs when there’s an inflammation of one or more of the joints. The condition affects more than half of senior patients and is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide.

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Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, affects more than 30 million adults in the US. It is sometimes referred to as degenerative joint disease, and it occurs when soft tissue at the end...
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Arthritis is the number one health condition affecting geriatric patients older than 65. Arthritis occurs when there’s an inflammation of one or more of the joints. The condition affects more...
Joint pain, painful woman with hand injury
Arthritis is a very common condition for people in the United States. By conservative estimates, about 54 million adults and 300,000 babies and children in the U.S. have doctor-diagnosed arthritis....
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Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to mistakenly attack the joints. This creates inflammation and leads to a thickening of the synovium, which is the tissue...