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August 28, 2008
Q. My doctor just gave me a diagnosis of osteoarthritis. What causes it and what can I do to prevent it from getting worse? My doctor just gave me a diagnosis of osteoarthritis. What causes it and what can I do to prevent it from getting worse? ? Edith, La Crescenta ? Osteoarthritis is the wear-and-tear type of arthritis. The cartilage around the joint wears down and eventually your joints can become ?bone against bone.? Although sometimes caused by injury, osteoarthritis is most often caused by misuse of a joint over time or genetic history.
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By Loa Blasucci | September 29, 2010
Snap, crackle and pop! Not just breakfast cereal anymore — it may be the sound of your joints as you go up a flight of stairs. Joint popping and cracking, or "crepitus," is one of the more than 100 forms of arthritis. Do a self-survey: How do you feel? Can you wiggle your fingers and toes, turn your head from side to side, and sit down on the floor — all without pain or stiffness? Since arthritis is common enough to send more than 20 million people per year to the doctor's office, then there are some things we all should know about it. There are two primary types of arthritis: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
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By Loa Blasucci | September 29, 2010
Snap, crackle and pop! Not just breakfast cereal anymore — it may be the sound of your joints as you go up a flight of stairs. Joint popping and cracking, or "crepitus," is one of the more than 100 forms of arthritis. Do a self-survey: How do you feel? Can you wiggle your fingers and toes, turn your head from side to side, and sit down on the floor — all without pain or stiffness? Since arthritis is common enough to send more than 20 million people per year to the doctor's office, then there are some things we all should know about it. There are two primary types of arthritis: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
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August 28, 2008
Q. My doctor just gave me a diagnosis of osteoarthritis. What causes it and what can I do to prevent it from getting worse? My doctor just gave me a diagnosis of osteoarthritis. What causes it and what can I do to prevent it from getting worse? ? Edith, La Crescenta ? Osteoarthritis is the wear-and-tear type of arthritis. The cartilage around the joint wears down and eventually your joints can become ?bone against bone.? Although sometimes caused by injury, osteoarthritis is most often caused by misuse of a joint over time or genetic history.
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