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Arthritis Center -- Osteoarthritis

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General Overview

Osteoarthritis is the breakdown of articular cartilage in the joints, usually followed by chronic inflammation of the lining of the joint. Healthy cartilage serves as a cushion between the bones in a joint. More

Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures

Living With Osteoarthritis

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In her own words: living with osteoarthritis

Learn about one woman's 42 year's of experience living with osteoarthritis.

Living With Osteoarthritis (Continued)

Dietary supplements for osteoarthritis

Could dietary supplements such as glucosamine and chondroitin help you treat your osteoarthritis? Read here to find out.

Related Conditions

Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)

  • The Arthritis Foundation

    http://www.arthritis.org

  • The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

    http://www.nih.gov/niams