Wednesday, July 29, 2015


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Osteoarthritis, as a degenerative disease, has progressively worsening symptoms.  The condition is characterized with pain, inflammation and stiffness in the joint that gets worse with age and continued use.  Pain can come in waves, can worsen in humid weather and it can result in muscle spasms around the affected joint.

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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, posted Common Conditions that can Mimic… Not everything that hurts is arthritis.  Although it is easy to sweep aches…




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