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Why did I develop osteoarthritis?


Genetic factors, aging, overweight or obese, previous joint injury, weak muscles, overuse.

Will my pain go away?


The duration of pain may vary depending on the type of joints affected. Treatment can help reduce pain and improve function.

What can I do?


To help speed up recovery, it is important for you to participate in your care with your healthcare provider. In addition, continue day-to-day activities even if you experience some pain (within reason).

Click on the images below to download the patient handout

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