Family history can sometimes play a role in osteoarthritis. Certain genes appear to occur in families that may cause severe arthritis at an early age. Tell your doctor if this has happened in your family.
There are many ways to manage your arthritis symptoms. Test yourself with our quiz to learn more about arthritis management.
Over time we may take for granted the freedom to walk up a flight of stairs. The biggest adjustment for the patient is usually this loss movement. Learn how to adjust to life with arthritis.