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“J” is for Joints

By Laura Corio, MD Osteoarthritis(OA) is a degenerative joint disease that affects many adults. It is a frequent cause of joint pain and disability in the aging, commonly presents in patients over 40, and is multifactorial. Its causes are many, including aging, gender, genetics, occupation, previous injuries, muscle weakness, obesity, sports activities, and lack of [...]
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