Arthritis is a debilitating condition that impacts an alarming number of seniors across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explained that osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and that 1 in 2 adults over the age of 85 will experience its symptoms. However, it’s important that health professionals remind patients that the disease is avoidable when the right preventative measures are taken. For example, new research shows that there are certain everyday habits that can increase one’s risk of developing arthritis.
Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage is no longer strong enough to act like a cushion …read more