Arthritis affects 52.5 million US adults, more than 1 of 5. It is the most common cause of disability in the United States and one of the most common chronic conditions in the nation. Arthritis is a common cause of chronic pain. For the latest on how the nation is addressing chronic pain, see the National Pain Strategy and the Institute of Medicine Report: Relieving Pain in America.
In this podcast, Dr. Kamil Barbour discusses ways to manage arthritis.
Arthritis is among the most common chronic condition in the United States, affecting more than 52 million adults. This podcast discusses the importance of exercise for those diagnosed with arthritis.
A new CDC study using data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System for years 2011-2013 found that arthritis is very common among veterans.
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