Tag: osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis

In the knee joint, the upper legs and lower legs meet. The leg ends are covered with cartilage that allows them to slide easily against each other. In osteoarthritis, the cartilage becomes uneven. Then it feels like the knee hooks up and it can snap and crack. The risk of getting hurt increases and the area around the knee can feel swollen and hot.

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Hip Osteoarthritis

Hip arthrosis means you get hurt from the groin area as you move. You get less mobility in the hip as the cartilage and joint surface change and thinning. Cartilage is a type of tissue that allows the bones of the skeleton to slide against each other. It gives the load and distributes the load evenly in the joint. Hip arthritis is one of the most common joint diseases.

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Osteoarthritis of the Big Toe

There are cartilages in the body’s joints that give the stature and allow the bones of the skeleton to slide towards each other. Osteoarthritis causes an imbalance between the degradation and the structure of the cartilage.

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