A common misconception about arthritis is that it is an inevitable part of ageing. In fact, while osteoarthritis (OA) - the most common form of the disease - does tend to affect older people, it is not caused by ageing and it does not affect everyone. And there are increasing numbers of younger sufferers.
Here, Philip Conaghan, professor of musculoskeletal medicine at the University of Leeds, debunks myths about the condition. Read more
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
4 Myths about Arthritis
There are many misconceptions that surround arthritis. Learn the difference between the facts and the myths about arthritis.