10 Surprising Facts About Arthritis


Think you know everything about arthritis?

Snakes and bees and ants?

More than just hands, hips, and knees

Animals develop it too

Race matters when it comes to arthritis

Gout is also a form of arthritis

Injuries increase arthritis risk

Arthritis costs more than you may think

Children get arthritis too

Arthritis isn't just a "modern" illness

Climate can't cure it

Chris Regal

Chris Regal

Christopher Regal is a former Web Producer for a variety of conditions on, including osteoarthritis, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, ADHD, Migraine, and prostate health. He edited, wrote, and managed writers for the website. He joined HealthCentral in November 2009 after time spent working for a political news organization. Chris is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and is a native of Albany, New York.