• peggy peggy
    June 12, 2008
    What is Osteosrthritis?
    peggy peggy
    June 12, 2008

    I have OSTEOARTHRITIS.  What is it?  Can it run in the family?

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  • JB
    JB
    July 02, 2008
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    JB
    July 02, 2008

    "Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis. Scientists now believe osteoarthritis results from a combination of genetic abnormalities and joint injuries. In this disorder, an affected joint experiences a progressive loss of cartilage, the slippery material that cushions the ends of bones."

     

    It is possible that it can run in families.

     

    There is a an entire article on this site that expalins all about osteoarthritis.

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    Osteoarthritis Basics

     

     

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