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OSTEOARTHRITIS

Inflammation and swelling of a joint, commonly considered a wear and tear injury, which may occur as we advance in years

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Photo © A.D.A.M, osteoarthritis.about.com

Signs and Symptoms:

  • Stiff feeling in the morning or after prolonged postures, that eases with movement
  • Decreased range of motion in the affected joint
  • May or may not have visible swelling
  • May or may not be painful to touch

Common Sites of Arthritis:

  • Knees
  • Hips
  • Hands
  • Low Back

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