Osteoarthritis (OA) is a joint disease which can affect anyone but certain factors increase your risk of developing the disease. Some of the risk factors of osteoarthritis include:
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There is no definite way to prevent osteoarthritis but taking care of your joints can help to decrease your risk of developing OA. Awareness of your risk factors for OA can help you to control them and make lifestyle changes. In the treatment of osteoarthritis control of modifiable risk factors (such as weight, injuries) and preventive measures such as weight loss, exercises is as important as treatment of OA.
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