Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
Received: 05-May-2022, Manuscript No. Orthopedics-22-66353; Editor assigned: 12-May-2022, PreQC No. Orthopedics-22-66353 (PQ); Reviewed: 26-May-2022, QC No. Orthopedics-22-66353; Revised: 02-Jun-2022, Manuscript No. Orthopedics-22-66353 (R); Published: 09-Jun-2022, DOI: 10.4172/Orthopedics.5.3.005.
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According to Fox, osteoarthritis is on the rise as the obesity epidemic continues, especially in weight-bearing joints like the hips and knees. Obesity has also been linked to gout. Rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, and spondyloarthritis rates are fairly consistent. If a family history have rheumatoid arthritis, and if person is in forties, smoke, or are a woman are more likely to develop it. Variables in the environment, such as asbestos exposure, could also play a role.
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• Stiffness in one or more joints
• Rash or itching
• Malaise and fatigue
• Muscle aches and pains
• Tenderness in the joint
• Difficulty moving it
Significant secondary alterations are typical in advanced arthritic patients. Arthritic symptoms, for example, can make it difficult for a person to move around and/or exercise, which can have negative consequences.
• Muscle weakening
• Flexibility loss
• Lack of aerobic fitness.