Category: OA Action Blog
June 28, 2019
Everyone knows someone with arthritis. It is a leading cause of disability, and causes pain, aching, stiffness, and swelling of the joints, but is not a normal part of aging. In March 2017 CDC researchers analyzed data from the CDC’S National Health Interview Survey to update previous estimates of adults with arthritis and arthritis-related activity limitation.
June 14, 2019
Because of some pain I have in my knees from arthritis, I do have to make adjustments, but I still do all the things I’ve always enjoyed doing and I still have fun!
May 22, 2019
The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease (WWE) reduces the pain of arthritis and improves overall health among adults with osteoarthritis who have been inactive. The program teaches people with arthritis how to safely make physical activity part of their everyday life.
May 15, 2019
Extra weight greatly increases joint pain and damages the cartilage of the joints, especially in the hips and knees. But losing weight can help!
May 10, 2019
Its Arthritis Awareness Month and we know there are a lot of misconceptions out there about osteoarthritis. So we developed this list of the 10 most common misconceptions about osteoarthritis.