More About Osteoarthritis

Exercise Benefits for Hip Osteoarthritis

Millions of Americans have hip OA and for some, ongoing pain and stiffness may lead to hip replacement surgery. Learn how physical activity can ease joint pain so you can delay or avoid the trip to the operating room. Read More >>

Osteoarthritis Prevention: What You Can Do

Are you wondering 'how can I prevent OA?' Get the facts on how living a healthy lifestyle may prevent the onset of osteoarthritis. Read More >>

Guidelines Can Help Doctors Choose the Best OA Treatments

The American College of Rheumatology issued new recommendations for knee and hip osteoarthrits treatment, and its first-ever for hand OA. Read More >>

6 Exercises for Knee OA Pain

It’s one thing to be weak in the knees in the romantic sense – and quite another just to be weak in the knees. Show them some love with these exercises that target quadriceps, hamstrings and glutes – the muscles that contribute to healthy knee function and help prevent injury. Read More >>

Unhealthy Mix: Obesity and Osteoarthritis

Carrying extra bodyweight in osteoarthritis does more than create a harmful load on joints. Excess fat also acts in non-mechanical ways to speed the destruction of cartilage and joints. Read more about obesity and osteoarthritis. Read More >>

Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder

Shoulder OA is not as common as OA of the hip or knee, but it is estimated that nearly one in three people over the age of 60 have shoulder OA to some degree. Read More >>

Osteoarthritis of the Hands

About half of all women and one-quarter of all men will experience the stiffness and pain of hand OA by the time they are 85 years old. Read More >>

Mediterranean Diet for Osteoarthritis

Eating like a European may help ease osteoarthritis joint pain and reduce disability. Read More >>