Posts Tagged 'Osteoarthritis'

Exercise as Gold Standard for Osteoarthritis

What is Osteoarthritis?

Osteo (bone) Arth (Joint) Itis (Inflammation).

In short it stands for, bone & joint inflammation. The process begins with wear of the intra-articular cartilage inside the joint (knee, hip shoulder etc). Then an inflammatory process begins around the area where cartilage has worn away. This can cause pain and signs of inflammation – heat, redness or swelling. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis amongst people in the UK. Symptoms include morning joint stiffness, ...

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