- Obesity and Arthritis: Know the Risks Obesity does not directly cause osteoarthritis, but it increases the amount of stress that the weight-bearing joints must carry and contributes to joint wear and tear. Take this quiz to learn more about obesity's affect on your joints.
Do You Know What Causes Arthritis?
There are many risk factors for developing osteoarthritis, but it can be hard to know the facts from the myths. Take this quiz and get them straight. Adapted from Taking Care of Arthritis published by The Reader's Digest Association Inc.
Quiz: Hip Replacement Surgery
Hip replacement surgeries are said to dramatically improve the lives of patients. A hip in need of replacement can be painful and stiff; the procedure – though daunting – may be incredibly beneficial. How much do you know about hip replacement surgery?