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Topic. Osteoarthritis Honour Hollis. Symptoms. It’s Possible when you have Osteoarthritis that your joint may hurt during or after your movements. Your joint could possible feel tender if you put pressure on it.

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Topic

Osteoarthritis

Honour Hollis


Symptoms
Symptoms

  • It’s Possible when you have Osteoarthritis that your joint may hurt during or after your movements.

  • Your joint could possible feel tender if you put pressure on it.

  • You also might feel large lumps that are forming around your joint, These lumps are extra bone that is forming.

  • It’s Possible that you won’t fully be abele to move your joint.


Prevalence
Prevalence

  • Osteoarthritis usually effects you depending on your age.

  • Usually happens to men and women before the age of 55.

  • Although after the age of 55 women have a larger risk of getting it.

  • Osteoarthritis is Rare to people who are under the age of 45.

  • Only 2 in 100 in this age group get Osteoarthritis.


Causes transmitted
Causes/Transmitted

  • The signs might begin in a middle aged person.

  • Osteoarthritis can also be given to you by it running in your family.

  • Playing sports that have direct impacts on joints, such as football or basketball.

  • Being overweight gives you a higher risk because all the extra weight you have causes tearing.


Treatments
Treatments

  • Take medications to delay a surgery.

  • Doctors recommend taking Tylenol to start off with because there a less side effects connected to it than other drugs.

  • Working with a physical therapist can help you strengthen your muscles.

  • Try wearing braces.

  • Try putting shoe inserts in your shoes.


Interesting facts
Interesting facts

  • Osteoarthritis can also be caused by injury from a trauma or disease.

  • Osteoarthritis is estimated to affect 27million Americans in total.

  • Its possible to get osteoarthritis before middle age, it could be when they are in their 20’s or 30’s.

  • Losing weight can help your joints support less body fat.


Sources
Sources

  • Myoclinic.com

  • Medicinenet.com

  • Webmd.com

  • BestHealth.bmj.com


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