Osteoarthritis is the breakdown of articular cartilage in the joints, usually followed by chronic inflammation of the lining of the joint. Healthy cartilage serves as a cushion between the bones in a joint.
Find answers in our in-depth report on osteoarthritis:
Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures
Living With Osteoarthritis
Learn about one woman's 42 year's of experience living with osteoarthritis.
Living With Osteoarthritis (Continued)
Could dietary supplements such as glucosamine and chondroitin help you treat your osteoarthritis? Read here to find out.
Arthritis is not something anyone looks forward to. As we grow older, though, we're all susceptible to the most common form of the disease called osteoarthritis. Also termed degenerative joint disease, the condition affects nearly 21 million people in our country, especially women and adults over age 45.
Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)