Five things you should know about osteoarthritis

January 20, 2014 - Health & Nutrition, Medical Advice

166108691If you’re overweight, you could be at high risk of developing osteoarthritis. Here are some key facts that could help you identify the problem.

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis in the UK, with GPs seeing around 1 million cases every year. Affecting joints such as knees, hips, hands and the spine this condition can cause intense levels of pain and seriously restrict your movement, so it’s key to know how to manage it.

There is no cure for osteoarthritis, but with careful treatment and a healthy lifestyle it is possible to have the condition and not feel its effects. Here are the things you need to know about osteoarthritis and keeping your joints in top condition:

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