The Basics of Osteoarthritis

Arthritis is a general term that means inflammation of the joints. Osteoarthritis, commonly known as wear and tear arthritis, is the most common type of arthritis. It is associated with a breakdown of cartilage in joints and can occur in almost any joint in the body....

Osteoarthritis

Fast Facts Though some of the joint changes are irreversible, most patients will not need joint replacement surgery. OA symptoms (what you feel) can vary greatly among patients. A rheumatologist can detect arthritis and prescribe the proper treatment. The goal of...