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Frequently Asked Questions: Arthritis

A sampling of the most common types of questions people ask the Arthritis Foundation. If you have a question that is not answered here, send a question to an Arthritis Answers information specialist for answers.

Review Date: November 30, 2012

Arthritis Foundation

Joint Health Quiz: Assess Your Risk and Symptoms

Answer these questions to determine if you have any of the factors that may put you at increased risk for developing arthritis. .

Review Date: April 26, 2011

Arthritis Foundation

Osteoarthritis: Handout on Health

This guide discusses osteoarthritis -- the most common type of arthritis, especially among older individuals. Osteoarthritis symptoms (pain, swelling, and loss of motion) and treatments are covered and some helpful therapy is illustrated.

Review Date: November 30, 2012

NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse