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Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Foot

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a type of arthritis also known as arthrosis or degenerative joint disease. Although there are many types of arthritis, is it usually osteoarthritis that people think of when they hear the more general term. What is osteoarthritis of the foot? The foot has 26 bones in it. There are a number of …

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Knee Osteoarthritis to Increase in Younger Age Groups

  According to research presented earlier this month, physician-diagnosed symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) is occurring on average 16 years earlier in life than what was previously found in the 1990’s. The research performed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and was presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago. If the trend continues, the …

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