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Number of knee replacements climbing among people in middle age-2906

Number of knee replacements climbing among people in middle age

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Knee pain common as women age-2905

Knee pain common as women age

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More cases of osteoarthritis; narcotic pain relievers risk falls-2862

More cases of osteoarthritis; narcotic pain relievers risk falls

More common as age increases, osteoarthritis will affect even more people if current trends persist. As announced at the recent scientific meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, nearly 6.5 million Americans between the ages of 35-84 will be diagnosed with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis in the next 10 years, with people ages 45-64 expected to account for more than half of newly-diagnosed cases.

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Osteoarthritis sites differ between African-Americans and Caucasians-2813

Osteoarthritis sites differ between African-Americans and Caucasians

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Joint pain and osteoarthritis common among oldest-old-2795

Joint pain and osteoarthritis common among oldest-old

The authors of a new study pointed out that both joint pain and arthritis become more common with increasing age, yet there is little information on how these conditions impact people 85 years and older, dubbed the oldest-old.

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Physical activity relieves arthritis, but sedentary living more common-2739

Physical activity relieves arthritis, but sedentary living more common

The benefits of physical activity for people with osteoarthritis, the wearing away of cartilage around the joints, include relieving pain and stiffness. Yet pain and stiffness may be a reason why people avoid physical activity. In the US, the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend that people with chronic conditions, including osteoarthritis, accumulate 150 minutes/week of moderate-intensity physical activity. How close are people with osteoarthritis to reaching that goal?

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