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Casing the joints
- By Matthew Solan, Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch
Is there any protection against osteoarthritis?
If you live long enough, you’ll no doubt have days when your joints feel extra stiff, achy, or even painful. The likely reason you feel out of joint, so to speak, is osteoarthritis: it’s the most common type of arthritis among older adults. And it can slow down even the most active person.
While osteoarthritis has no cure, there are ways to lower your risk and lessen its impact on your health and quality of life when it comes calling.
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