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Facts About Arthritis You Didn’t Know

Arthritis is a common condition that impacts more than 50 million adults in the United States. It is the most common cause of disability, accounting for more than 12 million lost workdays each year. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with arthritis recently, these facts will help you better understand – and hopefully manage – this condition. Arthritis is among the oldest-known human conditions Arthritis isn’t deadly, and it doesn’t decrease the quality of life substantially, as...
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5 Facts You Need to Know About Joint Pain

Joints are the places on the body where two or more bones meet. Humans have three main types of joints: synovial, cartilaginous, and fibrous. Synovial joints are freely movable, meaning that they allow you to extend, rotate or pivot the bones to which they are connected. Some common examples of synovial joints are the knee, elbow, wrist, and knuckle joints. Cartilaginous and fibrous joints provide little to no range of motion; the fibers that connect the bones on your skull...
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