Learn about the causes, age range, and joint pain that set these two conditions apart — and the medications you should be taking for each.
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Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, involves a progressive breakdown of cartilage and other joint tissues.
Learn more about the most common form of arthritis and one of the most common causes of physical disability in adults.
The word “arthritis” means joint inflammation (derived from “arth,” which in Greek means joint, and “itis,” meaning inflammation).
To make the diagnosis, your doctor will take your medical history and perform a physical examination.