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.
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.
Arthritis is a disease that afflicts millions of people with moderate to severe pain in joints all over the body. Learn more about arthritis and how opiates can help with long term care.