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Arthritis Center—Osteoarthritis

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Arthritis Center—Osteoarthritis

Overview | Osteoarthritis | Rheumatoid

  General Overview

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. More


Find answers in our in-depth report on osteoarthritis:

  Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures
  Living With Osteoarthritis
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In her own words: living with osteoarthritis

Learn about one woman's 42 year's of experience living with osteoarthritis.

  Living With Osteoarthritis (Continued)

Dietary supplements for osteoarthritis

Could dietary supplements such as glucosamine and chondroitin help you treat your osteoarthritis? Read here to find out.

  Preventing Osteoarthritis

Practical prevention: averting osteoarthritis

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.

  Related Conditions
  Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)


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