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.
The aches of arthritis can make simple tasks seem like an insurmountable burden. While there is no cure for arthritis, there are steps you can take to project your joints. Learn how to prevent arthritis pain.
There are many ways to manage your arthritis symptoms. Test yourself with our quiz to learn more about arthritis management.