The more you know about osteoarthritisOsteoarthritis
Arthritis typically with onset during middle or old age that is characterized by degenerative (gradual deterioration of joint) and sometimes abnormal growth in the bone and cartilage of one or more joints and a progressive wearing down of opposing joint surfaces with consequent distortion of joint position and is marked symptomatically especially by pain, swelling, and stiffness; abbreviation (OA), the better you can manage your condition. Check out these other websites for more information about osteoarthritis and managing knee pain.
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The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services and research.
A drug used to relieve pain and fever , the medicine in TYLENOL®, is the preferred first-line drug therapy for the pain of osteoarthritis. In a major clinical study, Tylenol relieved osteoarthritis pain as effectively as nonprescription and even prescription doses of ibuprofen.