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Osteoarthritis

11 Facts About Osteoarthritis Everyone Should Know

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Age Isn't the Only Reason Cartilage Wears Down


OA pain
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OA Is Not the Same as Rheumatoid Arthritis


OA joints
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Weight-Bearing Joints Are More Prone to OA


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OA Can Create Bony Growths


OA back
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OA Risk Increases With Age


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Weight Loss Is a Common OA Treatment


water exercise
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Exercise Is Essential


senior x-ray
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X-rays Don't Tell the Whole Story


depressed lola
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OA Can Impact More Than Just Physical Health


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Managing Symptoms Takes Some Trial and Error


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Surgery Is the Only "Fix" for OA


Amy Marturana Winderl

Amy Marturana Winderl

@amymarturana

Amy is a freelance journalist and certified personal trainer. She covers a wide range of health topics, including fitness, health conditions, mental health, sexual and reproductive health, nutrition, and more. Her work has appeared on SELF, Bicycling, Health, and other publications. When she's not busy writing or editing, you can find her hiking, cooking, running, or lounging on the couch watching the latest true crime show on Netflix.