Osteoarthritis (OA) affects about 10% of the population.
Recent research suggests that OA is a group of diseases marked by a dysfunction in the repair of joint cartilage, especially in the weight-bearing joints such as the knees and hips.
Symptoms include: joint pain that may come and go, morning stiffness, loss of mobility, bone changes.
Causes: joint injury, infection, genetic factors and joint mechanics may play a part in the onset of osteoarthritis.
Registered Massage Therapists may help: