Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease characterized by the breakdown of cartilage, leading to pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility in the affected joints. It commonly occurs in weight-bearing joints such as the knees, hips, and spine, and its progression can significantly impact quality of life.

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Easy Lower Back and Knee Instability Tests You Can Do at Home

On this page: Knee instability tests Lower back instability tests What if I failed any of these tests? How do you know if you have a knee stability problem? You may have popping or cracking in your knee joint or may feel sudden shifts. For example, when performing cutting exercises, you may feel your knee…read more

Can Arthritis Kill You? Time to Start Searching for New Arthritis Treatments

Most people think of common osteoarthritis arthritis as just painful, but otherwise benign. However, what if it was associated with a higher risk of dying? Would that cause us all to look for new arthritis treatments? Osteoarthritis (OA) is when a joint loses cartilage and the bones begin to change shape. It can be associated…read more
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