Tag: bone diseases

3. Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis and a leading cause of chronic pain and disability, affecting approximately 30 million people in the United States alone. It is a degenerative disease that begins with deterioration of the cartilage in synovial joints. Cartilage serves as a protective pad between

3. Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis, causing pain and disability in approximately 30 million people in the U.S. alone. It is a degenerative disease beginning with deterioration of cartilage in the synovial joints, often progressing to affect the whole joint. Cartilage serves as a protective pad between

The Act of Better Balance

One-third of older adults fall each year and that number continues to rise. A new study found that over a recent 12-year period, the rate of self-reported falls among seniors has climbed almost 30 percent.
Some common factors related to falls include dizziness from cardiovascular and psychiatric medications, impaired vision

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