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Osteoarthritis: what it does to your joints

Osteoarthritis affects most of the structures of a joint – not just the cartilage. A joint is where 2 or

How long do hip and knee replacements last?

As we age, many of our hard-working joints start to wear out and may need to be replaced. Two common

How do medications help osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is a chronic joint disease which is very common, affecting about one in 10 people and disproportionately affecting women.

Where should you do your rehab?

If you have health insurance, you’re often offered the option of going directly into a rehabilitation facility for a week

Gout

Gout (sometimes called gouty arthritis) is a common type of arthritis caused by too much uric acid in the bloodstream.

Exercising and osteoarthritis

Yes, people with arthritis should exercise. Whilst exercising may seem counter-intuitive when you are suffering from arthritis and have knee,

Arthritis and surgery: hip replacement

The aim of a hip replacement is to alleviate pain and restore function in the hip joint. For some people

Arthritis and surgery: knee replacement

If you suffer from severe arthritis of the knee that remains painful despite treatment with medicines, exercise, rest and supports

Slowing of osteoarthritis with weight loss

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage between joints breaks down, leading

Skeleton

Check out what your body looks like on the inside. Scroll down for a front and back view of the

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