The joints most affected include the hips, knees, hands, lower back and neck.
The number of diagnosed cases of osteoarthritis is estimated to reach 67 million by 2030.
Statistics show that about half of all adults develop knee osteoarthritis at some point in their lives.
The condition is common because the joint carries our weight, is put under stress as it moves with every step and is prone to injury in sports and other activities.
Rheumatoid arthritis, in contrast, is an autoimmune disease in which a person’s immune system attacks the body’s own tissues. This causes fluid build-up, inflammation and pain in the joints.
Every pound you gain puts four pounds more pressure across your knees. Losing 10 pounds takes 40 pounds of pressure off your knees.
There is evidence that obese people have greater levels of inflammatory hormones, which can irritate joints and make them more vulnerable to injury.
Stay active. It improves the strength and balance of the muscles and ligaments that help the knee work.
Moderate activity three times a week can reduce the risk of disability from knee osteoarthritis by 47%, according to the CDC.
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