JointHealth™ express   December 14, 2022

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease that is the most common type of arthritis and a major cause of difficulties with mobility and disability globally. In the past, OA was often dismissed as the inevitable “wear and tear” of the joints. People were told to “just live” with the pain as they got older. In this issue of JointHealth™ insight, we debunk that myth and take a closer look at:
  • What osteoarthritis is
  • The connection between sport injury and osteoarthritis
  • Getting a diagnosis of osteoarthritis
  • Treating and managing osteoarthritis
  • Lifestyle changes and osteoarthritis
  • Equity considerations for osteoarthritis care
  • Joint replacement surgery