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Osteoarthritis

Published on March 22, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

Arthritis is inflammation of the joint, there are different kinds of Arthritis but the most common one is Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis can affect both large and small joints. It starts with minor pain during activity, and in aged population it can cause pain in rest position. There is no cure for Osteoarthritis but one can prevent Osteoarthritis from worsening by doing physical therapy to strengthen muscles and joints. Weight loss is also very important to reduce stress on joints. In severe cases, surgery is the only possible option. At Altima Wellness Centre we would be happy to answer your questions about Osteoarthritis and discuss treatment options with you.