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Achy joints? It may be your diet

 

Last updated 1/18/2019 at Noon



One in four adults experience regular joint pain, and for those over 65, more than 50 percent have had their physician make a diagnosis of arthritis.

Arthritis is the common vernacular for joint pain, a symptom found in hundreds of diseases. But there are really two main groupings.

Traumatic arthritis results from a direct injury to the joint ligaments and cartilage. Healing of this injury then alters normal joint biomechanics leading to chronic discomfort.

Inflammatory arthritis is often just one aspect of a body-wide inflammatory process, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, an autoimmune d...



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