What is Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis can occur in any joint but most commonly affects weight-bearing joints such as knees and hips. The most common effect is inflammation. Inflammation causes pain, tenderness, swelling, and redness. These Arthritis_kneesymptoms are common with osteoarthritis but can be caused by other conditions. Certain movements often aggravate the condition such as stairs, hills, uneven surfaces, getting out of low cars, standing from a seated position, long walks or a missed step.

We have some great indepth articles that talk about specific treatment options for osteoarthritis.