Arthrosis vs. Arthritis
Arthritis and arthrosis are both conditions that affect the boney joints in the body.
Of the 206 bones in your body, it's likely that as you age, some of them, including your ankles, knees, and hips, start to wear down.
It's important for people
to remember that arthritis
does not just happen to "old
Arthrosis is a normal degenerative condition associated with aging, which affects the cartilage that in time will worn out causing pain, loss of mobility and muscle strength.
What is Arthrosis?
- Osteoarthritis- the cartilage becomes stiff and as it damages tendons and ligaments become stretched and cause pain- Rheumatoid arthritis - appears at people aged between 40 and 60, more common in women- Infectious arthritis - caused by bacteria or viruses which cause infection in the synovial fluid and tissues of a joint- Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis - affects teenagers and even children
- Primary osteoarthrosis- develops in healthy cartilage and may be caused by trauma and microtrauma
- Secondary osteoarthrosis- occurs in the previously damaged cartilage and continues to increase in intensity
Types of Arthrosis:
What causes Arthrosis?
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