The most prevalent type of arthritis is osteoarthritis (OA). additionally referred to as degenerative joint disease or "wear and tear" arthritis.

In Osteoarthritis, a joint's cartilage starts to degrade and the underlying bone starts to change. These alterations typically take time to manifest and worsen. Osteoarthritis may result in discomfort, stiffness, and swelling. Some people lose the ability to perform daily tasks or work because of it, which can also result in reduced function and disability.

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