Arthritis is increasingly prevalent among the United States population. Although there are several types of arthritis, the most common (by far) is osteoarthritis. According to the CDC, more than 30 million Americans are diagnosed with osteoarthritis (2018). It’s likely that you or someone you know is struggling with the pain and stiffness associated with osteoarthritis right now.
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Centers for Disease Control. (2018). Osteoarthritis. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/arthritis/basics/osteoarthritis.htm