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Arthritis Pain Relief in Coquitlam

Arthritis (also called Osteoarthritis) is caused due to inflammation in one or more joints.

Arthritis, in particular osteoarthritis (OA), refers to degeneration of joints that results in reduced synovial tissue at the affected joint, osteophyte formation, reduced articular cartilage and meniscus.

OA is the most common type of arthritis affecting over 25% of the population over the age of 18 years old.

The progressive loss of cartilage and osteophyte formation can result in variable degrees of inflammation, stiffness and pain and presents as chronic pain.

Risk factors for arthritis are previous joint injury, obesity, aging and heredity.

The most common types of Arthritis are:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis 

Osteoarthritis (OA)

Osteoarthritis, often referred to as OA, is a common and degenerative joint condition that primarily affects the cartilage within joints.

Most common causes of Osteoarthritis are:

Common symptoms of Osteoarthritis (varying from person to person) include:

Most common causes of Osteoarthritis are:

Common symptoms of Osteoarthritis (varying from person to person) include:

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic autoimmune disease that affects the synovial joints of the body. RA is associated with disability and makes it difficult for individuals to perform their everyday activities of living.

This condition is more common in females than males and is predominant in the elderly.

Several factors are believed to contribute to Rheumatoid Arthritis development, including:

Common symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis (which can vary from person to person) include:

Several factors are believed to contribute to Rheumatoid Arthritis development, including:

Common symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis (which can vary from person to person) include:

How to Tell What Type of Arthritis I Have?

Wondering what type of arthritis you are suffering from? Watch this video from clevelandclinic.org to understand the differences between OA and RA, each one’s symtoms and how to choose the right treatment option.

Play Video about Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis have some key differences.

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