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Arthritis Advice

Arthritis is one of the most common diseases in this country. Rest, exercise, eating a healthy, well-balanced diet, and learning the right way to use and protect your joints are key to living with any kind of arthritis.

Review Date: March 16, 2011

NIH National Institute on Aging Information Center

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

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