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The Truth About Osteoarthritis

The Truth About Osteoarthritis

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This report explains in simple terms what osteoarthritis is, the causes and what you can do to manage it. Contrary to popular belief, pain is not an inevitable part of the ageing process. Also, not all pain around a joint may be caused by osteoarthritis. Read on for more information.

 

THE TRUTH ABOUT OSTEOARTHRITIS

YOU DON’T HAVE TO PUT UP WITH THE PAIN!

Contrary to popular belief, pain is NOT an inevitable and normal part of the ageing process! Pain is a sign that something in your body needs attention, and there are OPTIONS beyond just putting up with it!

WHAT IS OSTEOARTHRITIS?

Osteoarthritis is an exceedingly common condition, and the chances of being affected by it increase with age. Osteoarthritis is the thinning of the shock absorbing cushioning between the bones, known as cartilage. It can be associated with thickening of the surrounding bone, production of osteophytes or ‘bone spurs’ and irritation if the synovial membrane which lines the joint and produces lubricating synovial fluid. The cartilage wear can occur anywhere in the body from the small finger joints, to the spine, but tends to be more common in the large weight bearing joints such as the hips, knees and ankles.

 

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