The term arthritis is a very broad term that is used to describe many diseases that cause tenderness, pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints. The most common and the most frequently disabling of all the different forms of arthritis is Osteoarthritis, oseto-meaning bone. This form of arthritis mostly affects the weight-bearing joints in the body, plus the feet, hands and spine. In the article Osteoarthritis of the Spine, you will find valuable information on what the causes of osteoarthritis and spinal arthritis are, symptoms to look for, and what the treatment options are for it.
“Osteoarthritis is also known as degenerative joint disease and affects up to 30 million Americans, mostly women and usually those over 45 or 50 years of age. All races in the U.S. appear to be equally affected. This article focuses on osteoarthritis of the spine, particularly on facet joint arthritis.”
Did you know that nearly 50 million Americans are affected by some form of arthritis? Arthritis is the major contributor of all physical disabilities in America. If you or someone you know is suffering from this disease than you need SpineOne's help. All of our patients are thoroughly evaluated before a treatment plan is started. As a patient of SpineOne you can be assured that you will receive the finest of care possible.
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